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Waltz With Bashir

Entrepreneur Hani Farsi Launches New Program to Help Arab Women Filmmakers

Karin Badt | Posted 05.23.2015 | Impact
Karin Badt

Once a restauranteur of high end restaurants and clubs, currently a prominent film producer, Farsi is also the founder of the philanthropic Mohammed S. Farsi Foundation, named after his father, which helps support education, health development and the arts all over the world -- and now this new program at UCLA.

The Congress Challenges But Thrills

Paul R. Byrne | Posted 11.12.2014 | Entertainment
Paul R. Byrne

In the end, by subverting reality, going around and beyond it, The Congress manages to circumvent the brain and deliver meaning straight into the heart.

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...

Literature in Miniature

Electric Literature | Posted 12.10.2012 | Books
Electric Literature

2012-10-10-ElectricLit.jpg While the word counts of Alex Epstein's "microfictions" may rarely reach triple digits, the stories from his new collection, For My Next Illusion I Will Use Wings, occupy the space of something much larger.

Hollywood and Israel

Dovid Efune | Posted 10.29.2011 | Entertainment
Dovid Efune

Since its founding in 1948, the relationship between America's royalty in Hollywood and Israel has been temperamental.

WATCH: ANIMATION ART: Most Innovative Film And Art Animation From The Past 10 Years

Posted 07.24.2011 | Arts

From the big film screen to the small computer screen, the past ten years have seen a boom in animation- both in the film world and the fine art world...

A Waltz with President al Bashir of Sudan

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

Typically, talking about a crime by an Arab leader in the Middle East, one will almost always end up talking about other concerned parties. It seems to be a special built-in ability to auto-dodge accountability.

CLOSED ZONE: 'Waltz With Bashir' Animator Makes Film On Gaza (VIDEO)

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

RAMALLAH, West Bank -- An Israeli creator of the Oscar-nominated "Waltz with Bashir" released a short film Wednesday about the effects of his country'...

Winslet, 'Waltz,' and How Hollywood Likes Its Jews

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Bradley Burston

Waltz with Bashir was not made for Hollywood, it was made for human beings. It was made for the people who went through the horror it shows.

Waltz with Bashir, Gaza, and the Post-Moral World

Bradley Burston | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bradley Burston

Perhaps its time we surrendered to what we know to be true, Arab and Jew both: The leaders on both sides lie. That is their job. They resort to war to protect the lies.

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.

Oscars: Best Foreign Language Film Nominees (POLL)

Huffington Post | Jessica Gusman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The biggest movie event of the year, The Oscars, is fast approaching, airing on February 22. Now is that time when movie aficionados flock to the the...

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.

Review: Waltz with Bashir (2008)

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The tragic, violent true-life tale that concerns Waltz with Bashir is rendered even more powerful in animated form than it would likely have in live-action.

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...