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A TALE OF LOVE AND DARKNESS

As much as one might want to love A Tale of Love and Darkness, it is difficult to do so. Natalie Portman’s directorial debut was meant to inspire others by sharing the life story of Amos Oz, a famous Israeli storyteller; but it gets dragged down in dreary sidestory ultimately fails to invigorate the audience […]

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RABIN THE LAST DAY

In their docudrama, Rabin, the Last Day, co-writers Amos Gitai and Marie-Jose Sanselme utilize both dramatizations and live footage to recount the events that led to the assassination of Israeli Prime Minister, Yitzhak Rabin, and the implications of this event on Israel and Middle Eastern peace. (EML: 4.5/5) Review by FF2 Associate Eliana M. Levenson […]

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ROCK IN THE RED ZONE

Directed by Laura Bialis Rock in the Red Zone is a powerful documentary that will open your eyes to the harsh realities facing the border town of Sderot, Israel. Faced with bombardment from the Gaza strip, citizens of the small town live in a constant state of anxiety, but through music, are able to express […]

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