Quantcast

Jewish Journal

Tag: Joseph Cedar

View the most popular tags overall?

  • Iran vs. Israel, at the movies

    By  Tom Tugend

    February 25, 2012 | 10:14 pm

    Two prominent filmmakers, one Israeli and the other Iranian, sat down together on the same stage on Feb. 25, and nothing happened.

    So no news made for good news, to the relief of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The organization had invited the five directors vying...

  • A sneak peek at ‘Footnote,’ Israel’s Oscar nominee

    February 21, 2012 | 10:17 am

    In his latest film, Israeli writer-director Joseph Cedar has created a drama of personal controversy. He explores spirit, resilience and responsibility. “Footnote” tells the story of a father, embittered by his life and angered by the success of his son. That son, though publicly...

  • Oscar nominee Agnieszka Holland on “In Darkness” [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    February 2, 2012 | 10:28 pm

    Agnieszka Holland was sitting by a window in a Los Angeles hotel recently, bathed by sunlight streaming in through slatted Venetian blinds.

    Light and dark are the prominent metaphors in her film, “In Darkness,” based on the true story of a group of Jews who escaped the...

  • Israel at the Academy Awards… again

    January 30, 2012 | 11:08 am

    Most 43-year-old film directors/screenwriters cannot say that half of the films they have made were nominated for Academy Awards. Joseph Cedar is an exception to that rule. The 43-year-old Cedar, born in the United States but raised in Israel, just secured his second Oscar nomination...

  • ADVERTISEMENT
    PUT YOUR AD HERE
  • Will this finally be the year for an Israeli Oscar?

    By  Tom Tugend

    January 18, 2012 | 4:28 pm

    Joseph Cedar’s “Footnote,” Israel’s entry in the Oscar sweepstakes for best foreign-language film, has jumped the first major hurdle by making the shortlist of nine semi-finalists.

    “Footnote” is Cedar’s fourth feature film in an 11-year career, and each one has been...

  • Israel’s entry to Oscars does not plan to become a ‘Footnote’

    By Tom Tugend

    January 13, 2012 | 4:36 pm

    Joseph Cedar has made four movies during his 11-year career, and the first three have represented Israel in the Oscar races for Best Foreign-Language film.

    One made the five finalists cut, but none has been awarded the golden statuette, nor has any other Israeli film. Cedar and his...

  • Israel’s First Slasher Flick at Screamfest! [VIDEO]

    By Naomi Pfefferman

    October 22, 2011 | 6:34 pm

    I was walking out of a screening of the cheeky new animated film, “Puss in Boots,” starring Antonio Banderas as the titular bad kitty, at Grauman’s Mann Chinese 6 Theatres when a splattering of fake blood on the cinema’s glass doors, gaunt skeletal figures and assorted skulls...

  • Israeli filmmakers garner praise in Berlin

    February 22, 2007 | 7:00 pm

    "I Have Never Forgotten You," a documentary on the life and work of Nazi Hunter Simon Wiesenthal, was warmly received at the prestigious Berlin International Film Festival, which concluded this week.

    The Hollywood Reporter praised the film as "a moving testament ... that will be...

  • Oscar buzz for ‘Beaufort’ builds

    By Tom Tugend

    February 21, 2002 | 5:00 pm

    Oscar nominees of the Tribe

    By Jay Firestone


    Best Film
    Ethan and Joel Coen - "No Country for Old Men"

    Best Actor
    Daniel Day-Lewis - "There Will Be Blood"

    Best Director
    Joel Coen and Ethan Coen, "No Country for Old Men"
    Jason Reitman - "Juno."
    Julian Schnabel - "The Diving Bell...
ADVERTISEMENT
PUT YOUR AD HERE