By now it has become a celebrated fact that the Israeli creative industry is in the throes of a modern renaissance. This makes the annual Israel Film Festival — set to roll out the red carpet for its 27th year next March — a gift to Los Angeles and its two-week film program an...
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March 8, 2007 | 7:00 pmWhen Sacha Baron Cohen received an outstanding achievement award at the Israel Film Festival opening night gala on Tuesday (March 6) at the Beverly Hilton, Cohen explained that his famous alter ego, Borat, couldn't attend because, "he is receiving an award from the Hezbollah film...
April 28, 2005 | 8:00 pm
Location, location, location is the secret to many people’s success. But for Meir Fenigstein, founder of the Israel Film Festival, timing is the key. That’s why he’s moved the Los Angeles portion of his 21st annual Israel Film Festival from spring to late fall, where approximately...
May 15, 2003 | 8:00 pm
"Return from India" is one of the 18 new films, documentaries and TV dramas showing at the 19th Israel Film Festival, from May 28-June 8. Based on A.B. Yehoshua's best-selling book "Open Heart," "India," directed and co-produced by veteran filmmaker Menachem Golan, portrays a...
March 20, 2003 | 7:00 pm
Delshad Wins Beverly Hills Council Seat
Jimmy Delshad is used to being an overachiever, but not much can match his victory in winning a Beverly Hills City Council seat -- the first time an Iranian American has been elected to the legislative body.
"I was elated, very...
April 18, 2002 | 8:00 pm
April 6, 2000 | 8:00 pmDuring a pivotal moment in Elan Frank's award-winning documentary, "Blue and White in Red Square," a Russian-Israeli looks about his old Moscow neighborhood with an expression of dismay. Eugene had excitedly made the trip home with fellow musicians in the Young Israeli Philharmonic,...
November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm
Paying Tribute to Israeli Films
By Tom Tugend,
Yoram Ben Ze'ev, consul general of Israel in Los Angeles, left,and Meir Fenigstein, festival founder/director.
The 14th annual Israel Film Festival formally raised the curtainlast week on its two-week program of 50...