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Tag: Film Fest
March 27, 2012 | 3:12 pm
January 5, 2011 | 12:52 pm
Among its 193 movies from 68 countries, the Palm Springs International Film Festival has included a varied menu of special Jewish interest during its Jan. 6-17 run.
One entry is the world premiere of “The Rescuers,” which documents the remarkable deeds of 13 gentile diplomats...
September 3, 2009 | 8:13 pm
The Toronto International Film Festival may not be a friendly place for the Israeli filmmakers invited to screen their films there next week. What began as one filmmaker withdrawing his work in protest of the festival’s spotlight on Tel Aviv, is fast becoming a full-fledged boycott....