Binging documentaries while under quarantine in Haifa offers a much-needed window into a country that can feel unreal
The lowbrow Israeli filmmaker Yehuda Barkan, who died of COVID last week, leaves an underappreciated legacy of joy
The 70th Berlinale, in thrall to politics instead of art, falls flat
Nimrod Eldar’s sophisticated, visually dextrous family drama ‘The Day After I’m Gone’ explores the age of ungratefulness
Artists and politicians clash anew over age-old questions: Should the government help pay for art? And if so, does it get to pick and choose favorites?
The protagonist of ‘Synonyms’ refuses to speak Hebrew. Is that why director Nadav Lapid snagged the Jewish state’s first top prize in nearly 70 years of the Berlin Film Festival?
Despite his own remarkable success, Israeli filmmaker Oren Moverman says the future of indie film is bleak
A perpetual outsider, his works were lyrical and moving
Today on Jewcy: A sweet-natured and mouthwatering story about two people mourning the same lost lover.
Imagine a hybrid of ‘It’s a Wonderful Life’ and ‘Pulp Fiction,’ and you’ve got this delightful film
Today on Jewcy: A look at the films showcased at the annual festival put on by the JCC Manhattan.
Israeli offerings at the celebrated film festival are lackluster, and even the oligarchs seem cowed in a glamour industry facing its reckoning
‘Be Free,’ set in Mandatory Palestine, is the creation of the Ghetto Film School’s graduates
From reservists lazing on a desert hilltop to doomed love in the shadow of the AIDS epidemic, the films that helped shape Israeli cinema
Today on Jewcy: A look at Israel’s history at the Academy Awards and its latest contender, ‘Foxtrot.’
Jews: Still really good at making movies!
The movie, featuring yet more Israeli wonder women, crossed the $1 million mark at the American box office this week
‘The Women’s Balcony’ is the rare film that gets the joys of faith just right
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