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LOCAL filmmakers who want to make a short film with a Jewish theme can apply to the Jewish International Film Festival (JIFF) Short Film Fund for a grant from its
Self-proclaimed boy band fans go on emotional and formative journeys in a new documentary, I Used To Be Normal: A Boyband Fangirl Story.
The award-winning Israeli film Foxtrot, currently in Australian cinemas, attempts to respond to the country’s continuing cycle of conflict, with director Samuel Maoz offering a metaphor for Israeli life.
CHARISMATIC Israeli high school teacher Matan Yair found more than personal satisfaction when he taught history and literature to troublesome students who had been rejected from the regular school system. […]
Jewish actress Natalie Portman expertly captures Jackie Kennedy’s mannerisms and style in a powerful and brave performance in the new movie Jackie. Read Don Perlgut's review.
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.
The powerful film Septembers of Shiraz is set in Iran during the early days of the Iranian Revolution as a wealthy Jewish diamond and gem merchant gets caught up in the chaos. Read Don Perlgut’s review.
A new film on visionary Apple co-founder Steve Jobs focuses on three technology launches in 1984, 1988 and 1998 to give an insight into the charismatic man. See film critic Don Perlgut’s review.
The German movie Phoenix, set in immediate postwar Berlin, raises important questions of personal identity, collaboration and betrayal. Read AJN critic Don Perlgut’s review (4 stars).
Writer-director Noah Baumbach’s latest film, Mistress America, is set in New York City and revolves around a college student whose life needs fulfilment. Read AJN critic Don Perlgut’s review (3.5 stars).