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Spotlight on Israeli films

From dramas to documentaries, this year’s AICE Israeli Film Festival under the helm of director Richard Moore offers a smorgasbord of award-winning films, writes Danny Gocs.

Laughter with Jewish flavour

It was a full house at this year’s Jewish Comedy Showcase, part of the the Sydney Comedy Festival, with plenty of laughs from local and overseas comedians.

A feast of film

This year’s Jewish International Film Festival is bigger than ever, with top Israeli films and overseas productions – and an Australian documentary – dominating the line-up.

Movie wins $25,000 prize

The $25,000 prize for the best Israeli feature film or documentary screened at the recent AICE Israeli Film Festival held in Melbourne and Sydney has been announced.

Best of Israeli films

Films and documentaries by leading Israeli filmmakers will be screened during the AICE Israeli Film Festival in September. And the festival will award a $25,000 prize for the best film.

Festival time for authors

Leading Australian authors will join key international writers at this year’s Sydney Jewish Writers’ Festival, being held from August 27-28 to celebrate the quality of Jewish writing.

Blake Lively, Cannes

Cannes showcase for Israeli films

Some of the best new Israeli films and documentaries that screened at the Cannes Film Festival and at Docaviv in Tel Aviv are bound for Australia later this year.

Yiddish favourites at In One Voice

Singer Natalie Gamsu is excited to be performing several Yiddish songs at the In One Voice festival which will be held in Elsternwick from 11am to 5pm on March 20.

Festival of Jewish humour

For comedian Justine Sless, creating the inaugural Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival which opens on October 10 has been a labour of love for the past 18 months.

Musical treat at Shir Madness

The sound of traditional and contemporary Jewish music reverberated through Elsternwick as local and overseas stars performed for music fans celebrating Melbourne’s inaugural Shir Madness Jewish Music Festival.