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Palestinian Film DEGRADE Withdraws from Other Israel Film Festival

Palestinian Film DEGRADE Withdraws from Other Israel Film Festival

The Israeli–Palestinian conflict has reached the Other Israel Film Festival, with the Palestinian film, Degrade, deciding to withdraw from the upcoming festival. One of the closing night films of the Other Israel Film Festival, a New York festival calling for dialogue and conversation, Degrade has pulled out of the festival as a result of the impact of the Jewish-Arab conflict reaching new heights in Israel. Degrade, by the brothers Tarzan and Arab Assad, which exposes the […]

9th Other Israel Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup + Trailers, Incl. ARAB MOVIE, DÉGRADÉ, JERUSALEM BOXING CLUB

9th Other Israel Film Festival Unveils Complete Lineup + Trailers, Incl. ARAB MOVIE, DÉGRADÉ, JERUSALEM BOXING CLUB

The 9th Other Israel Film Festival to run from November 5 to 12, 2015 at the JCC Manhattan on 76th St and Amsterdam Ave, as well as at Cinema Village and other locations in NYC, announced its complete line-up of feature and short films. Censored Voices, recently recognized with the award for Best Documentary at the Ophir Awards (Israel’s equivalent of the Academy Awards), was previously announced as the festival’s opening night film, with acclaimed documentary […]

30 Films Selected for 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Discovery Program

30 Films Selected for 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Discovery Program

The Toronto International Film Festival announced its Discovery program showcasing 30 feature films, including 16 World Premieres, by first and second time directors from Canada and across the globe. The diverse 2015 Toronto International Film Festival Discovery Program lineup includes Desde Allá, an intense social drama from Venezuelan newcomer Lorenzo Vigas; Tom and Sam McKeith’s Manila-set thriller Beast; German filmmaker Sebastian Ko’s riveting suspense We Monsters; Michael Lennox’s A Patch of Fog which chronicles a […]