Documentary about Kurt Waldheim’s Nazi past wins big in Berlin

Documentary about Kurt Waldheim’s Nazi past wins big in Berlin

'The Waldheim Waltz,' a film about efforts to uncover truth about former UN Secretary General's past wins top prize at Berlin film festival.JTA, 2/26/2018, 7:14 PM
Israeli film wins prize at Venice Film Festival

Israeli film wins prize at Venice Film Festival

Controversial film 'Foxtrot' wins Silver Lion award at prestigious film festival. Culture Minister calls film 'anti-Israel.'JTA, 9/10/2017, 9:24 PM
BDS tailwind

BDS tailwind

Culture Minister slams film misrepresenting IDF, says Israel should not fund films which aid its enemies.Uzi Baruch, 9/9/2017, 11:14 PM
Filmmakers pull out of Tel Aviv 'LGBT' film festival, citing BDS

Filmmakers pull out of Tel Aviv 'LGBT' film festival, citing BDS

Filmmakers pressured by BDS movement cancel participation in Tel Aviv film fest scheduled to run through June 10.JTA, 6/1/2017, 7:32 AM
Gaza: Thousands walk on 'Balfour Declaration' carpet

Gaza: Thousands walk on 'Balfour Declaration' carpet

Gazan film festival features 328-foot-long carpet with the words 'Balfour Declaration' on it.Dalit Halevi, 5/14/2017, 7:03 AM
Will funding be revoked from 'Nakba' films?

Will funding be revoked from 'Nakba' films?

Culture and Sports Minister orders the establishment of a team to examine films from leftist "Nakba" festival.Hezki Baruch, 11/30/2015, 12:14 AM
NGO Demands Space for Nakba Film Festival

NGO Demands Space for Nakba Film Festival

The ACRI has filed a petition on behalf of Zochrot, demanding that municipal organizations in Haifa provide it space for film festival.Shlomo Pitrikovsky, 8/23/2015, 1:21 PM
Israeli Film Rejected for Not Talking 'Occupation'

Israeli Film Rejected for Not Talking 'Occupation'

Human Rights Human Wrongs festival in Oslo refuses to screen film on disabled children in Tel Aviv, because Palestinians absent.Cynthia Blank, 8/20/2015, 3:17 PM
Festival in Vietnam to Mark 20 Years of Diplomacy

Festival in Vietnam to Mark 20 Years of Diplomacy

An Israeli film festival and other events sponsored by the embassy in Vietnam to mark 20 years of Israeli/Vietnamese diplomatic relations.Cynthia Blank, 11/2/2014, 12:51 PM
'Shoah' Director to be Honored at Berlin Film Fest

'Shoah' Director to be Honored at Berlin Film Fest

French filmmaker, known for 1985 documentary "Shoah", will be honored with lifetime achievement award at Berlin International Film Festival.Rachel Hirshfeld, 11/30/2012, 2:13 AM