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Amos Gitai

Amos Gitai: With Rabin, The Last Day, Israel's Godard Takes on Netanyahu, Extremist Rabbis, and an Artist's Duty

Brandon Judell | Posted 01.29.2017 | Arts
Brandon Judell

Amos Gitai. If you can recall when Vincent D'Onofrio was sexy, Gitai has that sort of confrontational charm. He turns you on while he sets you on edge...

'A Moment of Hope': Amos Gitai Talks About Rabin, the Last Day

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 10.16.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

I love movies because they seem to simplify life. Nowhere is it more clear than on the big screen when a character's predicament begins to shift.

The Venice Diaries 2015: Oh Gallow Lay, The Danish Girl, Rabin, the Last Day and Juries... I Disagree!

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 09.13.2016 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

While I didn't watch all the winning films, I did watch other movies that in my humble opinion, are more current and relevant in their subject matter and themes.

Best of Venice: With Tsili Amos Gitai Explains Survival in a Desperate Universe

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.13.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Among the greatest of teachers, I personally hold Amos Gitai in a top position. His work -- such as his latest masterpiece Tsili -- is insightful, groundbreaking, thought-provoking, strong, full of emotions and always entertaining. The best example of cinema with a conscience.

Best of Venice: 'Words with Gods', Finding the Divine Within Our Imperfections

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

If there is a lesson to be learned from the nine short films that blend to create the magnificent Words with Gods it is that organized religion is not the most direct way to communicate with our higher being.

The Venice Diaries: Amos Gitai, What Is a Celebrity and the (Attempted) Murder of Italian Cinema

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.04.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Perhaps if we lifted our collective eyes away from Twitter and Instagram, we would discover that great cinema celebrities are right here among us all.

The Venice Diaries: Words With Gods (of Cinema) and the Political Outcry Behind Villa Touma

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 11.01.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

Out of these troubled "my god is better than your god" times, rises an incredible film, premiered at this year's Venice Film Festival, out of competition.

Best of Venice: Amos Gitai's Ana Arabia

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 06.27.2014 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

In his latest masterpiece, Amos Gitai manages to take his audience to a world where we can all coexist and do it with patience, understanding and a grand dose of love. When a film can do that, it's not only a cinematic success, but a miracle.