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Israel

Interview: Shady Srour and Ilan Moskovitch discuss “Holy Air” in Israel’s Arab capital

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Filmmakers Srour and Moskovitch find absurdity in the lives of a "minority within a minority"—Nazareth's Christian Arabs.

Review: The Wedding Plan (Israel, 2016)

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Rama Burshtein's sophomore film manages to make -- from a tired plot -- a lively comedy with a lot to say about Orthodox Jewish women...

An interview with Dror Shaul, director of “Atomic Falafel”

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"Atomic Falafel", which satirizes Israel-Iran nuclear tensions, has been praised as an Israeli "Doctor Strangelove"