We did write a few times before about the touching documentary: Life in Stills, directed by Tamar Tal, produced by Barak Heymann, cinematography by Daniel Kedem and music by Alberto Schwartz, about the famous Photo House Pri-Or (Allenby Street 30) and the struggle of Miriam Weissenstein (96) and her grandson Ben Peters to keep their shop from being destroyed. The… Read more →
During the 13th. Docaviv Film Festival, I was at the premiere (May 16th.) of the documentary: Life in Stills, directed by Tamar Tal and produced by Barak Heymann. It is the emotional story of Miriam Weissenstein (during the shootings: 96 years old) and her grandson Ben in their struggle for their Pri-Or Photo Shop at Allenby 30. Photographer Rudi… Read more →
“It’s a story of love in the city, far away from home and family, chasing dreams on the gritty pavements, walking up endless flights of stairs, looking from dilapidated balconies into the brilliant white Mediterranean sun, surrounded by crowds, looking for a friend, a job, an apartment, creating live. At night the colors of the city creating live, there’s a… Read more →
The movie Ajami about a neighborhood in Jaffo is receiving award after award. Last Sunday the Sutherland First Feature Award at the London International Film Festival and yesterday evening the Golden Antigone in Montpellier, France at the CineMed Mediterranean Film Festival“.. Scandar, Yaron, Cast and Crew: again…Mazzal Tov!!!
The movie Ajami directed by Scandor Copti and Yaron Shani will be screened from today, Saturday September 19th, in cinema’s all over Israel. The movie, about a neighborhood in Yafo, received an “honorable mention” at the 62nd Cannes Film Festival. On September the 26th, at the Israeli Ophir Awards, it will be in the race to be sent to next… Read more →
A long, interesting article I did found in Haaretz Magazine (August 14 ) written by Ariel Hirschfeld about the new movie: Ajami, directed by Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani. The movie, about a neighborhood in Yafo, won the Wolgin Prize for best feature film this year at the Jerusalem Film Festival and a ‘”honorable mention” at the Cannes Film Festival… Read more →
Danny Lerner‘s new film: Kirot (“Walls”) will have its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival next month. It will be screened in the so called City to City section, that will feature 10 films focusing on the cinema in Tel Aviv in honor of the city’s 100th anniversary. Kirot stars Bond girl Olga Kurylenko and Israeli singer Ninet… Read more →
On June the 23rd the 4th Tel Aviv International LGBT Festival: “TLVFest” will kick of with the movie Strella by Greek director Panos H. Koutras. he festival is organized by film director: Yair Hochner. Fifty features and 70 short films will be presented at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque and the LGBT Center in the Meir Park (Gan-Meir). The festival will… Read more →