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Israel / The Docaviv festival reveals its Israeli selection

Docaviv

Docaviv, Israel’s only festival devoted entirely to documentary films, is scheduled from May 26th to June 5th at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque. The organisers have announced their selection and the opening film. 120 Israeli and international films will be screened during the fortnight. To open the festival there will be a world premiere of The …

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Morocco – Israel / Jérôme Cohen-Olivar announces his new film “Autisto”

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Franco-Moroccan director Jérôme Cohen-Olivar has announced he has started casting his next film, Autisto. This is the first co-production between Morocco and Israel, with the United States also participating. The film-maker is particularly happy with this partnership, “having always,” he says, “admired Israeli cinema, its depth, its sensitivity, its subjects.” Autisto is about an Israeli …

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Israel / An Israeli documentary takes another look at the 1948 Tantura massacre

Tantura sous mandat britannique

Shown at the 2022 Sundance Film Festival the documentary Tantura directed by Israeli Alon Schwarz revives the controversy about a massacre in a Palestinian village, Tantura, during the 1948 Arab-Israeli war – a crime allegedly committed by Israeli fighters from the Alexandroni brigade during the night of May 22nd to 23rd. In 1998 Israeli historian …

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Israel / Idan Haguel’s new film has its world première in the Panorama section of the 72nd Berlin Film Festival

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Concerned Citizen, Idan Haguel’s second feature film, had its world premiere in the Panorama section of this year’s Berlinale. After his first film, Inertia (2017), also shown at the Berlin Film Festival, Idan Haguel returns with this black comedy. Idan Haguel is an Israeli director, journalist and screenwriter. With Concerned Citizen, he takes us into …

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ISRAEL / The Israeli government wants to make the country more attractive for making films

Avigdor Lieberman

Israeli Finance Minister Avigdor Lieberman announced a budget of €12 million to make his country more attractive for film-making. For international television and film productions this sum should reduce the cost of hiring film crews by 25%. The offer is valid for two years. There is only one condition: the production must employ a local …

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ISRAEL / i24news arrives in the United Arab Emirates

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The Israeli news channel i24news recently opened a permanent office in Dubai’s Media City (UAE), becoming the first Israeli channel to be broadcast in the country. The move is part of the 2020 Abraham Accords, two normalization agreements signed by the two countries, and follows the inauguration of the first Israeli embassy in the Persian …

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ISRAEL / “Shtisel”, 3rd season of the Netflix series about an ultra-Orthodox Jewish family

Shtisel

Launched in 2013 on the private television channel Yes, the third season of “Shtisel”  has been uploaded to the Netflix streaming platform. “The series follows the trials and tribulations of the ultra-Orthodox Shtisel family in Jerusalem’s Haredi community. The show’s first season begins with 26-year-old Aviva Shtisel, a single Haredi man who lives with his father …

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