Summer film preview: Art, identity, violence and heroism
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For 40 years, Chaim Yavin was the symbol of objective journalism in Israel, the figure people looked up to in time of crisis, despair or political change. As the anchorman of Channel One's IBA news, for years the only legal TV network operating in the Israeli media arena, Yavin was...
November 17, 2005 | 7:00 pm
So where do Israelis usually look for answers when they are in trouble or face a midlife crisis? Some go abroad for a vacation in the Himalayas; others take a lover or drown themselves in drink. The main characters in two new Israeli films chose another path. They turn to Israel's...
February 5, 2004 | 7:00 pm
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Ben Wertzberger dreamed of moving to Las Vegas to start a new life. Tired, sick and impoverished, the 24-year-old Israeli packed his DJ equipment on Dec. 2, 2002, and together with his childhood friend, Adar Neeman, prepared to head to the Las Vegas to break into the club scene.
July 3, 2003 | 8:00 pm
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Does humor translate? Are one country's characters so unique to that place that no other nation would understand them? Or are people the same all over the world?
Judging by the experience of the Israeli play, "I'm Here Because of My Wife" -- a comedy about three couples from...