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  • Toronto protest escalates as stars sign Federation ad against Tel Aviv boycott

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 13, 2009 | 7:05 pm

    The filmmaker-led protest at the Toronto International Film Festival over its spotlight on Tel Aviv has escalated into an intense political conflict and divided the international filmmaking community.

    Known as “The Toronto Declaration,” the protest began when a single filmmaker... read on

  • Israeli war film ‘Lebanon’ wins top prize at Venice

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 13, 2009 | 5:45 pm

    From Hollywood Reporter:

    VENICE (Reuters) - Hard-hitting Israeli war movie “Lebanon” won the Golden Lion for best picture at the Venice film festival on Saturday.

    Director Samuel Maoz shot almost the entire film from inside a tank to communicate the claustrophobia and fear he... read on

  • Creator of ‘MASH’ Larry Gelbart dies at 81

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 11, 2009 | 6:16 pm

    The L.A. Times is reporting that Larry Gelbart, the iconic comedy writer responsible for the TV series “MASH,” co-writing the book “A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum” and the movie “Tootsie,” died this morning at his home in Beverly Hills. He was 81.

    Gelbart was... read on

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  • VIDEO: Natalie Portman speaks Hebrew

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 10, 2009 | 9:12 pm

    Don’t bother to see the movie Natalie Portman is promoting here. “Goya’s Ghosts” was god-awful, and the pretty Ms. Portman in poor form as a balding, raving lunatic throughout the film. Although, you can’t entirely blame her. For the unconscionable crime of refusing to eat pork, her... read on

  • Israel’s brilliant PR stunt: Spoil Madonna

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 9, 2009 | 4:39 pm

    And you thought Madonna liked visiting Israel for Kabbalah classes. But really, the entitled Material Queen just wants to be pampered like the English royalty she isn’t—and Israel, desperate for positive PR, is willing to spoil her, no expense spared.

    Cindy Adams reports for Page... read on

  • Army Archerd’s power of the pen

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 9, 2009 | 3:33 pm

    Army Archerd, a longtime columnist for Variety who wrote glowingly of Hollywood, died yesterday at 87. The many obituaries pouring out indicate he was a beloved figure in the entertainment industry, widely respected for his 50-year tenure in a business where longevity is rare.... read on

  • Simon Wiesenthal Center responds to Toronto protest

    By Danielle Berrin

    September 4, 2009 | 6:23 pm

    By now, 63 artists from the international film community have signed on to a protest of the Toronto International Film Festival’s Tel Aviv sidebar, “City to City” which spotlights films from Tel Aviv. The protest began when Toronto veteran/filmmaker John Greyson withdrew his short... read on

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