"World Cinema: Israel"

My book, "World Cinema: Israel" (originally published in 1996) is available from Amazon on "Kindle", with an in-depth chapter comparing and analyzing internationally acclaimed Israeli films up to 2010.

Want to see some of the best films of recent years? Just scroll down to "best films" to find listings of my recommendations.


Sunday, February 7, 2010

Fact and Fiction: Diversity Within

Check out my latest film series at Beit Avi Chai in Jerusalem -- I have chosen a mix of documentary and drama, all dealing with diversity within contemporary Israeli society.

You can read about the series on the Jerusalem.com website

A five-part series of film and discussion in English at Beit Avi Chai

Monday, Feb. 8, at 7:30 p.m.
A Journey in Search of Identity
The Name my Mother Gave Me
Guest: Film director: Eli Tal-El

Monday, Feb. 15 at 7:30 p.m.
From Generation to Generation: Life in a Development Town
Until Tomorrow Comes
Guest: Film Director and scriptwriter, David Deri

Monday, Feb. 22 at 7:30 p.m.
You Were a Stranger in the Land of Egypt
Foreign Sister
Guest: Film Director and Screenwriter, Dan Wolman

Monday, March 8 at 7:30 p.m.
Haredi Women Working for Change
The Rabbi's Daughter and the Midwife
Guest: Bambi Shelkovski, midwife at Sha'arei Tzedek Hospital

Monday, March 15 at 7:30 p.m.
The Secret of My Success
Yolki Palki
Guest: Dr. Ze'ev Khanin, Chief Scientist, Ministry of Absorption

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