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Written by: [24 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
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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Written by: [9 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
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.

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Written by: [26 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
14th French Film Festival 2017

The 14th French Film Festival will take place from March 16 – April 5, 2017, with a focus on youth – the pleasures and pains of growing up, and relationships between parents and children. Opening the festival will be Christian Duguay’s film Un Sac des Billes.

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Written by: [23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Explore Detective Fiction at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

“Who Murdered the Detective? A Dark Evening on Intrigues, Plots and Unsolved Mysteries” will take place at Mishkenot Sha’ananim

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Written by: [23 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
T2 Trainspotting

The colors are just as vivid, if darker, the frenetic energy and emotional urgency of the original remains undiminished, one of the best scenes takes place in a toilet, and T2 Trainspotting still speaks in the voice of its generation. Director Danny Boyle’s sequel to the eviscerating, exhilarating, shocker

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Written by: [21 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Perfect Strangers

Perfect Strangers (Perfetti sconosciuti), directed by Paolo Genovese, is as riveting and entertaining as it is deeply disturbing. Any gathering of friends, especially in the movies, has its share of secrets and revelations, yet it feels as though the boundaries between private and public are currently stretched to the breaking point

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Written by: [2 Feb 2017 | No Comment | ]
Hidden Figures

Hidden Figures is a wonderfully feel-good film that surges with the excitement of the race to space, and the nascent Civil Rights Movement. It’s a riveting story that follows Katherine Goble, Dorothy Vaughn, and Mary Jackson, three African-American women, as they struggle with the tensions of racial discrimination and sexism of early 1960s America, while their mathematical and engineering talents play a crucial role in advancing space travel. A story all the more amazing as it is based on fact, perhaps the most surprising aspect of the film is that …

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Written by: [31 Jan 2017 | No Comment | ]
Censorship – Exhibition

Censorship (Tzenzura) is the title of a four-day multi-disciplinary exhibition curated by Yehezkel Lazarov, and produced by Omri Shapira at AZA 13, the Ankori Studios. The event will take place from February 1 – 4, 2017, and is free and open to the public.
The exhibition will be on display throughout all the spaces within the building – 20 in all, and will include works from a variety of disciplines: photography, painting, performance, installations, music, dance, video, and film. Among the participating artists are: Tamar Borrer, Michael Bar Or, Avi Benjamin, …

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Written by: [25 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Raash BaSifriya – Fun & Free at the Beit Ariela Library | ]
Raash BaSifriya – Fun & Free at the Beit Ariela Library

Vegan Friendly (Geva Alon’s new band), Vaadat Charigim, Eifo HaYeled, and Daniel Davidovsky on amplified bicycle, will be performing at Beit Ariela, on Thursday, December 29, 2016 – admission free! What’s the occasion?

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Written by: [14 Dec 2016 | Comments Off on Slamstival #2 December 2016 | ]
Slamstival #2 December 2016

The Spoken Word peak event of the year will take place this month – Slamstival #2, presented by the Incubator Theater and Poetry Slam Israel. Now in its 2nd edition, the annual Spoken Word festival of Poetry Slam Israel is going international, with performers from Japan, Russia, Canada, Italy, Denmark and Belgium. Events will take place in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem on December 25 – 27, 2016, with the Grand Slam taking place on December 29th at Hangar 11, Port of Tel Aviv.
The festival program:
Sunday, December 25th
International Poetry Slam with …