Written by: [24 Mar 2017 ]
Docaviv 2017: Israeli Films

The 19th annual Docaviv Festival will take place from May 11 – 20, 2017. Thirteen documentaries will premiere in the Israeli Competition, selected from among 75 submissions, selected by a panel that included Karin Rivkind Segal, Docaviv’s Artistic Director; director and editor Ayal Goldberg (“Powder”, 2012; “Rita Jahan Foruz”, 2013); and director Gili Gaon.

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Dance, Performance »

Written by: [18 Mar 2017 ]
The Russian Ballet Theatre – Don Quixote

The Russian Ballet Theatre (St. Petersburg State Ballet) returns to Israel with Don Quixote, one of the great classical ballets, based on the novel Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes. Performing in the lead roles will be Prima Ballerina Anna Voytin and Premiere Alexander Voytin.

Culture, Music, Performance »

Written by: [12 Mar 2017 ]
Maghreb – A Story. A Nation. @Beit Avi Chai

The culture of the Maghreb countries of North Africa – Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt and Libya – will be the focus of the “A Story. A Nation. Festival” at Beit Avi Chai from March 27 – 30, 2017. Festival events will include music performances, film screenings, cooking workshops, and literary encounters that reflect the influence of Maghreb culture.

Arts, Film »

Written by: [9 Mar 2017 ]
French Film Festival 2017: Corniche Kennedy, Planetarium, Vendeur

Sensual, edgy, relentlessly honest and tender, Corniche Kennedy, directed by Dominique Cabrera, is one of several films participating in the 14th French Film Festival, that focus on young people, their lives, dreams, and relationships. The festival will take place from March 16 – April 5, 2017.

Performance, Theatre »

Written by: [6 Mar 2017 ]
Theatronetto 2017: Plays in Competition

Theatronetto, the festival of monodramas, puts the actor center stage, in performances of intimacy and intensity. Founded by Yaakov Agmon, and now in its 27th edition, the festival will take place in The Old City of Jaffa from April 13 – 15, 2017, and in The Old City of Akko from April 12 – 14, 2017. 8 one-person plays will be presented this year in competition, as well as guest plays. Theatre students of the Kibbutz College will present their annual “Hyde Park” – an outdoor (free) installation/performance that is …

Performance, Review, Theatre »

Written by: [27 Feb 2017 ]
Incubator Theatre: The City

The intrepid team of the Victor Jackson Show and the Incubator Theatre have confronted danger head-on and prevailed! In The City, The Victor Jackson Show perform an impressive death-defying balancing act, creating a pastiche of noir fiction with verisimilitude and self-mocking panache.