Happy 50th Birthday, Mr. Fox!

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Israeli Movie Channel on satellite TV company Yes will this weekend celebrate gay director Eytan Fox’s 50th birthday, with a full weekend of screenings of Eytan’s movies. Fox will celebrate his 50th birthday on August 21. Fox is considered a groundbreaking director in the Israeli film industry. Since the beginning of his career, he’s brought […]

“Cupcakes” Wins Best Comedy at LA Jewish Film Festival

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The Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival announced this week that Israeli comedy musical “Cupcakes,” directed by Eytan Fox, has won Best Comedy at the 2014 Festival that occurred in the first week of May. “This makes me VERY happy!” said director Eytan Fox after hearing the news. Festival Executive Director, Hilary Helstein: “It leaves you […]

LGBT Themes at Jewish Film Festival

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The 11th JCC Rockland International Jewish Film Festival features two Israeli movies that touch LGBT issues. Purchasing tickets in advance saves $2.00, so go to jccrockland.org or call 845-362-4400 x 100. Directed by Eytan Fox, “Cupcakes” is a fun-filled film about neighbors who get together every year to watch the “Unisong” competition. In a Tel […]