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?
From his role in curbing the Oslo Accords to his public-speaking prowess, the prime minister gives filmmakers fodder
It’s filmmakers versus the Minister of Culture in a struggle for the future of Israeli cinema
From surfing in Gaza to the New Wave in France, plenty of offerings help Israelis escape reality for a spell
A dispatch from the 33rd annual Jerusalem Film Festival, where Pedro Almodóvar’s ‘Julieta’ took in cheers and Israel’s Culture Minister Miri Regev heard jeers
New Israeli films and the occasional siren at the Jerusalem Film Festival
Israel, a nascent cinematic empire, produces great films. But the 28th annual Jerusalem Film Festival, the industry’s most prominent showcase, is still plagued by informality and inattention