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December 30, 2014 | 12:20 pmAs Israeli cinema continues to make its mark on the world stage, two Israeli movies beat out some 140 contenders to make the short list of 10 finalists in the best short-film category of the 2015 Academy Awards. “Aya,” by Michal Brezis and Oded Binnun, tells of a young woman who... read on
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