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Jewcy Review: ‘The Cakemaker’

Today on Jewcy: A sweet-natured and mouthwatering story about two people mourning the same lost lover.

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Israel’s ‘Maktub’ Is the Best Theological Comedy on Netflix Right Now

Imagine a hybrid of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘Pulp Fiction,’ and you’ve got this delightful film

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Israel Film Center Festival

Today on Jewcy: A look at the films showcased at the annual festival put on by the JCC Manhattan.

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Cannes Diary, Episode 2: Harvey Weinstein Is Gone. Lars von Trier Returns. Kurdish Women Fight Alongside Han Solo.

Israeli offerings at the celebrated film festival are lackluster, and even the oligarchs seem cowed in a glamour industry facing its reckoning

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New York High School Students Shoot a Film in Israel

‘Be Free,’ set in Mandatory Palestine, is the creation of the Ghetto Film School’s graduates

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‘Foxtrot’ and Israel’s Oscar History

Today on Jewcy: A look at Israel’s history at the Academy Awards and its latest contender, ‘Foxtrot.’

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WATCH: An Exclusive Clip from the Charming Israeli Comedy ‘The Women’s Balcony’

The movie, featuring yet more Israeli wonder women, crossed the $1 million mark at the American box office this week

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In a Charming New Israeli Movie, Religious Women Are the Real Guardians of the Galaxy

‘The Women’s Balcony’ is the rare film that gets the joys of faith just right

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Rama Burshtein’s ‘The Wedding Plan’ Is a Halachically-Approved Fable With a Happy Ending, Maybe

An Orthodox woman’s ill-fated engagement sends Haredi rom-com down the path of blissed-out breakthroughs

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An Exclusive Clip From ‘The Wedding Plan’

After being dumped by her fiancé, Michal searches for a husband

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The Settlers Movie

Shimon Dotan’s ‘strongly articulated’ political documentary focuses on the fanatics on the front lines of the battle over the land of Israel

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Israel’s Academy Awards Entry is a Farsi-Language Film

‘Baba Joon’ already won Best Picture at Israel’s version of the Oscars. Can the movie about conflict inside an Iranian Jewish family win again?

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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

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