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Israeli Comedy Scores Points by Bringing Together Soccer and Gay Politics

In the movie ‘Kicking Out Shoshana,’ a popular athlete pretends to be gay. The result is both funny and surprisingly meaningful.

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Iconic Israeli Director Menahem Golan Dies at 85

Film about his Hollywood movie empire debuted at 2014 Cannes Film Festival

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Anger After Director Distances Israeli-Funded Film From Israel

Ministry of Culture wants its $400,000 back on Venice Film Festival entry

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Israeli Actor and Director Assi Dayan Dies at 68

The son of Moshe and Ruth Dayan created some of Israel’s most iconic films

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Israeli Film ‘Fill the Void’ is Jane Austen for Jews

New movie offers a glimpse into the insular ultra-Orthodox community

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Prize Fighters

Joseph Cedar’s Footnote pits a Talmudic scholar against his academic son in a tale equal parts midrash, riddle, and Israeli political tragedy

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Writing Footnote

Director Joseph Cedar on Orthodox Judaism, The Social Network, and the nightmare scenario behind his latest Academy Award-nominated film

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Oscar Nominations Announced

Israeli film ‘Footnote,’ Jonah Hill, Woody Allen among nominees

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Ma’aleh Comes to New York

Israeli film school screens films in NYC

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Time of Favor

Israeli cinema has finally come into its own

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The Love Above

Faith-based acting taken to new heights