Israeli film & filmmakers - updates and analysis
Monday, February 10, 2020
The Dead of Jaffa by Ram Loevy
The Dead of Jaffa by veteran TV filmmaker, Ram Loevy, is a hard-hitting feature film about how our contemporary reality is haunted by tho...
Sunday, January 26, 2020
A Not-so-funny Comedy
Remember some of the bourekas films of the 1970s and 80s? They were like eastern puff pastries – basically empty comedies created to pok...
Saturday, January 18, 2020
Issues of Family, Gender and the Workplace
Love Trilogy: Chained עיניים שלי , directed by Yaron Shani (who co-directed the Oscar nominee, Ajami ), is an award-winning psychogical...
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
Best Israeli Films, Documentaries and TV Series of 2019
Here is my “Best Films” list for 2019! Please note that most of these films have been reviewed on this website, and therefore more d...
Thursday, December 12, 2019
Life is complicated for transgender folks. And I can only imagine how terribly complicated it must be to be a transgender teen. It can...
Tuesday, November 12, 2019
Human Rights Activist, Leah Tsemel
The Other Israel Film Festival in New York City is opening this week with the film Advocate , directed by Rachel Leah Jones and Philippe Be...
Thursday, October 10, 2019
Our Boys is a Triumph!
This is my second posting about Our Boys, a TV series of 10 episodes, created by Hagai Levi, Joseph Cedar and Tawfik Abu-Wael (two Jewish...
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