Never look away

A film that captures the nature of both Nazism and Communism—as well as the transcendent and brooding power of Art, Love, and Truth.Prof. Phyllis Chesler, 4/6/2019, 8:03 PM

'Revolutionary' Russian film on Sobibor uprising screened in NYC

Film marks 75th anniversary of death camp uprising. 'In Russian history, the moment a film raised the Jewish Holocaust, it was banned.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 11/20/2018, 9:58 AM

Gush Emunim 'settles' the Tel Aviv Cinematheque

Film about settlement movement pioneers screened at Tel Aviv film festival. Director: 'I wanted to bring the settlements to Tel Aviv.'Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/12/2018, 9:43 PM

'It's heroic to live on after being injured in a war'

Film chronicling 3 wounded Israeli soldiers helps high school students connect on Yom Hazikaron.JTA, 2/5/2018, 11:54 AM

Poland: Investigate 'naked tag' video filmed in gas chamber

Polish interior minister orders investigation into naked video filmed at gas chamber.JTA, 12/2/2017, 9:29 PM

First Arab to finally receive Israeli honor as Holocaust hero

Yad Vashem posthumously honors Egyptian doctor with Righteous Among the Nations medal in Berlin ceremony.AFP, 10/25/2017, 10:10 PM

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

Graphic novel based on Anne Frank's diary unveiled in France

Israeli director Ari Folman unveils 1st authorized Anne Frank graphic novel.JTA, 9/7/2017, 2:51 PM

'There's no reason all the film shoots have to be in Tel Aviv'

Samaria Council spearheading efforts to bring film and TV shoots to Samaria.Ido ben Porat, 6/28/2017, 9:26 PM

Lebanon works to ban 'Wonder Woman' because actress is Israeli

Lebanese ministry requests general-security administration ban film starring Gal Gadot, cancel Wednesday screening.JTA, Arutz Sheva Staff, 5/31/2017, 8:48 PM

New film explores Jewish life in Ukraine through music

ILTV speaks with Israeli composer and mathematician Dr. Baruch Berliner about the new film, 'Tikva'.ILTV, 5/16/2017, 11:56 AM

Pre-WW2 film which foresaw expulsion of Jews to be restored

Segments of pre-World War II Austrian film that foresaw the expulsion of Jews will be restored thanks to crowd-funding campaign.JTA, 12/12/2016, 5:41 PM

Austrian film registry races to preserve early anti-Nazi film

Experts race to keep from losing "The City Without Jews" again - this time from decay.AFP, 12/1/2016, 7:33 AM

Natalie Portman had to learn to talk like an Israeli

“She needed superpowers to do this all together...if Natalie had stayed in Israel another year, she would have sounded like a sabra.”JTA, 8/18/2016, 10:36 PM

Watch: Iran - Billions for Terror?

Short film exposes Iran's direct involvement with Hamas - and what the nuclear deal practically means for Israel.Arutz Sheva Staff, 9/11/2015, 10:06 AM

Richard Gere Meets with Professors at Hebrew University

Gere shot several scenes at Mount Scopus for a new film; he later met with professors in Jerusalem to discuss humanitarian work.Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/1/2015, 4:11 PM

And Now, Israel's Leftist Filmmakers Take Aim at 6 Day War

Leftist 'documentaries' have tried to portray the IDF as 'inhumane' for years. A new film presents 'guilt' from 1967 war of survival.Ari Yashar, 1/26/2015, 9:07 AM

Egypt: Exodus Film Presents a 'Racist' Image of Jews

Egypt’s Culture Ministry justifies ban of biblical epic because the movie presents Jews as rebels, instead of as 'weak and oppressed.'Ben Ariel, 12/29/2014, 5:46 AM

Egypt Bans 'Zionist' and 'Inaccurate' Film on Exodus

Egypt bans Hollywood film based on the book of Exodus because of "historical inaccuracies".Ben Ariel, 12/28/2014, 4:16 AM

'Weinstein Has Damaged IDF Soldiers' Reputations'

Bereaved families protest against AG's refusal to file indictment against Muhammad Bakri, filmmaker of libelous film 'Jenin, Jenin.'Uzi Baruch, 12/14/2014, 11:35 AM

Israeli Filmmaker Wins Silver in Student Oscar Competition

Tel Aviv University student's film on choices between family, career wins prestigious prize from the organization behind Academy Awards.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 6/8/2014, 9:58 AM

Documentary Focuses on Moroccan Jewry

French-Moroccan director examines Muslim-Jewish unity in Morocco, to great acclaim - and controversy.AFP and Arutz Sheva Staff, 4/25/2014, 7:49 AM

'Settlements' Coming To Tel Aviv Theaters

A screening of Ariel University films this Wednesday features real-life story of young 'hilltop' family.Ari Yashar, 3/3/2014, 12:02 PM

Jewish Home's New Film: 'American Bluff'

In response to surreal US security proposals for Jordan Valley, Jewish Home's secular branch releases parody trailer.Ari Yashar, 1/2/2014, 4:11 PM

From Hungarian Neo-Nazi to Orthodox Jew

Upcoming documentary focuses on the life story of Csanad Szegedi, the Far Right Jobbik politician who discovered his Jewish roots.Tova Dvorin, 12/17/2013, 12:12 AM

Spaniards to Play Jewish Slaves in Upcoming Film 'Exodus'

Due to the rise of unemployment in Spain, thousands attended a casting call to play Jewish slaves in the new Biblical epic "Exodus."Kochava Rozenbaum , 8/18/2013, 7:57 AM

Irish Filmmaker: Jews are Own Worst Enemies

Nicky Larkin spoke at a pro-Israel rally in Sweden and offered fascinating insights about Israel and the Jews.Gil Ronen, 6/3/2013, 11:09 AM

Lebanese Director: Arab League Trying to Ban My Film

Lebanese director whose film was banned in his home country because it was made in Israel, points accusing finger at the Arab League.Elad Benari, Canada, 5/11/2013, 12:10 AM

Egypt Bans Film About Local Jewish Community

Egyptian security services have banned a film about the Jews of Egypt on the eve of its scheduled release.Elad Benari, 3/13/2013, 3:15 AM

Berlin Film Festival Prize Winner Denies Israel's Right to Exist

Danish-Palestinian film director provoked controversy after publicly questioning Israel's legitimacy and right to exist. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/21/2013, 8:01 PM

Iran Slams 'Illegal' Berlin Film Festival Director

Iran protested against the awarding of a Silver Bear to Jafar Panahi for the best screenplay at the 63rd Berlin film festival. Rachel Hirshfeld , 2/19/2013, 10:04 PM

Jewish Film Broadcast into Iran on Eve of Holocaust Memorial Day

For first time ever, Simon Wiesenthal Center's Academy Award-winning Holocaust documentary has been broadcast to Iran with Farsi subtitles.Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/27/2013, 11:37 AM

Iran Plans Response to 'Argo' Film

The Iranian government is planning to finance a film that it says will correct the historical inaccuracies of the movie "Argo." Rachel Hirshfeld , 1/13/2013, 8:51 PM

Filmmaker: I Do Not Represent Israel

Director of Oscar-nominated anti-Israel film says the film is only “technically” Israeli, hopes film wins so “world will see reality.”Maayana Miskin, 1/11/2013, 11:33 AM

One Year Later: Hamas Airs Film Detailing Shalit's Kidnapping

Hamas marks the one year anniversary of 1,027 freed terrorists by airing film depicting Shalit's captureAnnie Lubin, 10/18/2012, 8:38 PM

Film About Egyptian Jews Stirs 'Normalization' Uproar in Cairo

An Egyptian film documenting Jewish life in Egypt prior to the 1950s has stirred controversy after it was screened at film festival in CairoRachel Hirshfeld, 10/11/2012, 10:19 AM

Second Bounty Offer on Anti-Islam Filmmaker

Another prominent Pakistani has offered a six-figure monetary reward to anyone who kills the producer of “Innocence of Muslims.” Rachel Hirshfeld , 10/2/2012, 11:43 AM

Pakistani FM Thanks Clinton for Denouncing Anti-Islam Film

Pakistan's foreign minister on Friday thanked Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for criticizing the anti-Islam film.Rachel Hirshfeld, 9/23/2012, 12:39 PM

Jewish Filmmaker Makes the Past Come to Life

Why is a retired lawyer traipsing around trails and talking about Holocaust survivors? If it's Ethan Bensinger, he's promoting his new film.Judy Simon, 9/23/2012, 2:37 AM

Israeli Filmmaker in Hiding After Film Sparks Deadly Protests

A filmmaker went into hiding after his movie, which provides a negative view of Islam, sparked protests against U.S. diplomatic missions.Rachel Hirshfeld , 9/12/2012, 2:03 PM

'X-Men' Star Arrives in Israel to Film New Heist Comedy

British actor Patrick Stewart, known for his roles in Star Trek and X-Men, arrived in Israel to star in film by Reshef Levy. Rachel Hirshfeld , 8/13/2012, 9:28 AM

Woody Allen Urged to Film Next Movie in Israel

Actress Noa Tishby to Woody Allen: "Don't worry, we're gonna bring you home."Rachel Hirshfeld, 7/10/2012, 1:42 PM

Egypt Bans Film 'Promoting' Normalization of Ties with Israel

Egypt has ceased the production of a film for allegedly promoting the normalization of relations with Israel.Rachel Hirshfeld, 6/5/2012, 11:45 PM

'The Anti-Semite' Banned from Cannes Film Festival

The Cannes film festival has cancelled the screening of a new film, titled “The Anti-Semite,” by controversial French comedian Dieudonne.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/28/2012, 2:47 PM

Debut of New Film, 'Follow Me', Recounts Story of Yoni Netanyahu

A new documentary about the iconic and heroic Jewish figure, Yonatan Netanyahu, is making its theatrical premiere in Washington, D.C.Rachel Hirshfeld, 5/8/2012, 6:55 PM

'The Kibbutz Experiment': Making the Desert Bloom

A new documentary examines the contributions, accomplishments, trials and tribulations of the pioneer movement.Rachel Hirshfeld , 4/25/2012, 12:54 PM

Israeli Film Wins at Buenos Aires Film Festival

Israeli drama “Policeman” topped the international competition at the Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/24/2012, 10:19 PM

New Film Documenting Triumph of State of Israel

A new documentary, hosted by former Harvard lecturer Dr. Tal Ben Shahar, examines the accomplishments, fortitude of modern state of Israel. Rachel Hirshfeld, 4/16/2012, 6:20 PM