How the Breakout of ‘Wonder Woman’ Did–And Didn’t–Play in Gal Gadot’s Native Israel

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“No one’s gone as far as Gal Gadot:” The movie “Wonder Woman,” whose major opening this weekend grossed over $100 million, has officially made Gadot the new most famous Israeli in America. And it also got her a free ticket to the hearts of the gay community. Many countries look enviously to Hollywood. Some look […]

Eliza Hittman Gives Teaser of New Film

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Jewish filmmaker Eliza Hittman won the award for Best Director in the US Dramatic Features category at Sundance for the movie “Beach Rats,” and finally shared an enticing teaser online. After premiering at the Sundance Film Festival in January this year – and receiving rave reviews from critics – distributors Neon have announced that the […]

Lethal Lesbian 2016

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The groundbreaking Israeli film festival Lethal Lesbian will be held on November 26 at the Tel-Aviv Cinematheque and will screen films about identity, love, politics, sex, relationships and culture. Lethal Lesbian Film Festival returns for the eighth time, and brings with it an opportunity to watch a variety of features and documentary films, funny and […]

A Queer Country

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A new documentary by British filmmaker Lisa Morgenthau looks at Israel from an LGBT perspective. Israel is a complicated country – and that’s a bit of an understatement. Looking at it from the outside, it’s difficult not to see the divisions and intractable conflicts, the secular butting up against very conservative religion, and also that […]

Israeli Director to Helm Lesbian Drama

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Filmmaker Tali Shalom Ezer set to direct acclaimed actresses Ellen Page and Kate Mara in ‘Mercy.’ Israeli film director Tali Shalom Ezer is set to make the romantic drama “Mercy” with stars Ellen Page and Kate Mara, Variety reported on Thursday. Ezer made her feature film directorial debut with the acclaimed “Princess”, which was made […]