Israel Tag Archive


Tal Kantor’s Oscar Nominated ‘Letter to a Pig’ Finds a Schoolgirl Transported on a Traumatic Inner Voyage

Tal Kantor breaks down the brushstroke-infused monochrome aesthetic of her haunting short about identity, collective trauma and the extremes of human nature.

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Live Action, Premiere

Sarah Meital Benjamin’s Israeli Road Trip Short ‘Arava’ Eloquently Captures the Confusion of Youth

Sarah Meital Benjamin shares how she created a fresh look at Israel through non-professional casting and improvisation in her stirring road trip short.

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Music, Premiere

Daria Geller’s ‘Everybody Knows’ Updates a Leonard Cohen Classic for Today’s Era of Russian Aggression

Daria Geller talks to us about counting the tragic cost of Russian complacency through warm 16mm, striking group scenes and a smart Leonard Cohen cover.

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Live Action

Tomer Shushan’s ‘White Eye’ is a Piercing Exploration of White Privilege in Israel Told in an Epic One-Shot

Tomer Shushan discusses investigating the different layers at play in Israeli society through his tense Oscar shortlisted one-take short 'White Eye'.

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Live Action

Dekel Berenson Poignantly Captures the Ukrainian Love Tourism Industry in BIFA Winning Short ‘Anna’

Part two of a series exploring women's lives across the globe Dekel Berenson discusses 'Anna' his touching portrait of the Ukrainian love tourism industry.

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Adi Halfin Takes a Voyage Through an Enigmatic Country of Interconnected Stories in Kris Kelly’s ‘Birthplace’

Adi Halfin tells DN how unshakable characters, a late night desert experience and working on instinct resulted in enigmatic music video 'Birthplace'.

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Animation, Asides

GIFs of Thrones

Eran Mendel reprises his role as Game of Thrones GIF creator with his playful 'GIFs of Thrones' trailer along with a flirtatious episode 1 dragon flight.

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Adi Halfin Reveals How India’s First Female Pro Skateborder Atita Verghese Is Fighting Outmoded Gender Roles

In her inspiring profile doc for Toyota Adi Halfin reveals how India’s first female pro skateboarder Atita Verghese is fighting outmoded gender roles.

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Animation, Music

Shahaf Ram Serves up the Strangest Game of Tennis You’ve Ever Seen in Animated Music Video ‘White Lies’

Director Shahaf Ram shares the inspiration behind his fantastically bizarre animated tennis match music video for TATRAN’s ‘White Lies’.

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Asides, Music

Totemo: Origami

Hagay Swisa unfolds the frozen fragmentary memories floating in a young woman’s subconscious world in surreal music video 'Origami' for Totemo.

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Animation, Asides, Music

The Academics: Hit Radio Tune

Director Ynon Lan brings colourful New York summer vibes to his stylised rotoscoped music video for The Academics‘ 'Hit Radio Tune'.

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Art & Fashion, Asides

Common Ground

Kobi Vogman’s 'Common Ground' presents a disquieting cycle of creation and destruction as an imagined place of surreal imagination succumbs to a flood.

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