Pandemic protections forgotten, this year’s festival featured the usual chaos, glamour, and several must-watch films
The specter of Russia’s assault on Ukraine haunted the famously politics-averse festival, which featured a spate of gritty, genuine films about the invasion
This year, politics was everything
The comedian is being lauded for his acting in the upcoming film The Meyerowitz Stories. Deserving as he may be, the notion that his performance comes as some surprise is a high-brow cheap shot at the comedic legend.
Israel’s Culture Minister made a political statement by wearing a dress with the Jerusalem skyline printed on it
Amos Gitai’s polemical new documentary—opening in U.S. theaters Friday—on the 1995 assassination that rocked Israel sacrifices facts in favor of sensation
With brutal tact and appalling artistry, the visceral and haunting ‘Son of Saul’ makes little miracles out of the monstrous
Hungarian actor Géza Röhrig stars in Auschwitz drama Son of Saul
As Hollywood looks to mine B-movies for remakes, genre schlock has growing escapist appeal in Israel
Masked robber snatched $136 million worth of Lev Leviev’s diamonds
European cineastes clash with American ironists and shlock-meisters at the film-world’s biggest hoedown
As political and financial crises deepen in Western Europe, French Jewry is facing a familiar test
This Week in Israel: Obama and Netanyahu spar, a conglomerate is slapped for sales to Iran, the IDF changes uniforms, an Israeli wins at Cannes, and more
The jam-packed films of Arnaud Desplechin
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