All posts tagged "Israel"
Foreign Contenders: Director Ofir Raul Graizer Filmed Pastries Like People With The CakemakerNovember 29, 2018
MovieMaker’s series “Foreign Contenders” features interviews with the heavyweight helmers behind their respective countries’ entries for the...
Fighting Words: Samuel Maoz’s Foxtrot Portrays Grief in Strictly Visual TermsMarch 1, 2018
With his first feature Lebanon and his latest Foxtrot, Israeli auteur Samuel Maoz—a former tank gunner turned...
How They Did It: Filming at Religious Sites Is Even More Challenging Than You Think, Says Holy Air DirectorNovember 16, 2017
Themes that inspire Middle Eastern film also emerge in the making of it. To understand the...
A Different Way of Doing Things: Orthodox Moviemaker Rama Burshtein on Her Hasidic Rom-Com The Wedding PlanMay 15, 2017
The Wedding Plan, the second feature by 50-year-old ultra-Orthodox Israeli writer/director Rama Burshtein, is a rom-com...
Feast for the Eyes
Feast for the Eyes: In Search of Israeli Cuisine Dices Culinary Cinema’s Hosting ClichésMarch 20, 2017
In Search of Israeli Cuisine is a portrait of the Israeli people told through food. Depending...
Bedouin Dreams: Elite Zexer Talks Ancient Gender Bias in Israel’s Oscar Entry Sand StormOctober 4, 2016
Patriarchal societies—by definition—hinder the development of women’s abilities in roles outside of homemaking and providing care....
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- Edgar Wright Unveils Our New Cover; Netflix Backs Chappelle; a Viral Robin Williams Imitation October 14, 2021
- Needle in a Timestack Writer-Director John Ridley on Two Methods of Writing an Adaptation October 14, 2021