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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 […]

2015 Fantasia Reveals Poster, First Wave of Films, Opens with MISS HOKUSAI

2015 Fantasia Reveals Poster, First Wave of Films, Opens with MISS HOKUSAI

Fantasia will open its 2015 edition with the North American Premiere of MISS HOKUSAI (pictured above), one of this year’s most hotly anticipated animated films. Katsushika Hokusai is perhaps the most renowned ukiyo-e (woodblock prints) artist, but very few are aware of his talented daughter O-Ei’s influence on his work. Centered on their relationship and the young woman’s rebellious personality, this mix of classical art and pop-culture, based on Hinako Sugiura’s manga Sarusuberi, is masterfully brought to the screen by […]