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Singular perspective brings the horror of The Holocaust into sharp focus
For all its ghastly aspects, the sheer scale of the Holocaust is where its true horror lies. Son of Saul brings that horror home in perhaps the most counter-intuitive way imaginable: by focusing so closely on one man that everything going on...
Two men on opposite sides of Israel’s religious divide.
AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL: Ron Ofer and Yohai Hakak’s documentary explores the deep divisions within Israel’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish community, between those who passionately support the Zionist state and those who regard the world outside their...
Two brave women work miracles in Jerusalem’s slums.
AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL: Ron Ofer and Yohai Hakak’s documentary is an illuminating profile of two remarkable middle-aged women who, in very different ways, are working miracles among the Haredi, Israel’s ultra-orthodox Jewish community.Part of...
Doco probes the internet battleground in Israel.
AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL: Yigal Revach, who heads an Israeli advertising agency, sounds like a typical marketing man, fretting about ad placements and clients’ budgets, except for one crucial difference: Most people in his target audience...
Tale of forbidden love lacks urgency.
AICE ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL: This austere Israeli story about the conflict between duty and desire has an advantage in its unusual setting – an ultra-orthodox Jewish quarter of Jerusalem. Depictions of this milieu are not entirely new in Israeli...
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