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'Big Bad' Israeli Film

Julie Gray | Posted 07.09.2014 | Arts
Julie Gray

American film aficionados (and Academy members) seem predisposed to view Israeli film in a specific light -- that of the conflict. That makes sense. It's sensational, tragic and ongoing. But this leaves American audiences with a skewed view.

Live from the Karlovy Vary Film Festival: Monday, July 1

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.31.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I feel like a bit of a slacker, having only seen four films Monday at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. But summer -- kept at bay since Friday by cool...

Sci-Fi Cannes Film Debuts Trailer

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

"The Congress," a partially animated and partially live-action film debuting at Cannes Film Festival this week, has unveiled its trailer. The movi...

Airport to Nowhere, Waltz with Bashir, Part 2

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Engelhardt

Part two of this exclusive excerpt from Waltz with Bashir takes up after Folman has managed to reconstruct his first days of the war in Lebanon.

Waltz with Bashir: The Graphic Novel

Tom Engelhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Engelhardt

Given the power and timeliness of this thoughtful, dreamlike memoir from a living hell, it's a particular honor to be releasing two long excerpts from the graphic novel version of Waltz with Bashir

Israel's Waltz with Injustice

Wajahat Ali | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Wajahat Ali

Waltz with Bashir, an autobiographical "animated documentary" from Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman, offers a sobering reminder of Israel's current, brutal military offensive in Gaza.

Waltz with Folman: Q & A with the Award Winning Director of Waltz With Bashir

Christal Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Christal Smith

Folman: This was always meant to be animated film -- in my imagination the characters were drawn -- there was no other way to do it.

Bashir's Ari Folman: 'They need to establish a Palestine'

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Ari Folman, looking both exhausted and still a little amazed, sits back in a hotel room chair and spreads his arms in a shrug. "I think I would not b...

Doomed To Repeat

Sheerly Avni | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sheerly Avni

Documentary Waltz With Bashir owes much of its visual impact to the director Ari Folman's animation team, but its dramatic tension derives from Folman's own search for his missing memories.