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Relinquishing Our Uncomfortable Inheritance: Eran Riklis' A Borrowed Identity

E. Nina Rothe | Posted 07.03.2015 | Entertainment
E. Nina Rothe

From Cup Final to The Human Resources Manager, from Lemon Tree to Zaytoun, Riklis has always talked about the untalkable in his films: Peace, humanity, and the ability to discuss what makes us different, while also celebrating our contrasts.

From the Jerusalem Festival: Can Films Transcend Politics?

Annette Insdorf | Posted 09.17.2014 | Entertainment
Annette Insdorf

Watching movies for ten days at the 31st Jerusalem Film Festival might seem like an escape from the current reality. But many of the Festival selections confront ethnic tension and inspire a deeper reflection than headlines can ignite.

Jerusalem's New Wave Cinema

Hannah Brown | Posted 07.09.2013 | Arts
Hannah Brown

Jerusalem has long been beloved by three of the world's major religions, but in spite of the renaissance in the Israeli movie industry over the past decade, it has taken a back seat to Tel Aviv.