Luc Besson Pens Impassioned Letter Blasting
VarietyLuc Besson Pens Impassioned Letter Blasting French Presidential Candidate Marine Le PenVarietyTwo weeks before the first round of the election, however, over 100 artists, including Lea Seydoux, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne, Jeanne Moreau, Tahar Rahim, and Amos Gitaï, signed a petition to protest the Front National. France has been highly ...and more »
Posted on 29 April 2017 | 12:23 pm
Cannes: Directors' Fortnight Boss Previews
Hollywood ReporterCannes: Directors' Fortnight Boss Previews Lineup, Explains What ...Hollywood ReporterFormer film critic Edouard Waintrop discusses the program of his sixth year in charge, including veteran auteurs, emerging talents and the pleasures of a good ...and more »
Posted on 24 April 2017 | 11:01 pm
A bunch of great directors are premiering
A.V. Club (blog)A bunch of great directors are premiering new films at Directors' FortnightA.V. Club (blog)... a drama about a Romani family from Italian director Jonas Carpignano (Mediterranea); and West Of The Jordan River (Field Diary Revisited), which will presumably find Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai revisiting his controversial 1982 documentary Field ...
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 6:44 pm
Cannes' Directors' Fortnight to Open With
SFGateCannes' Directors' Fortnight to Open With Juliette Binoche Comedy, Close With 'Patti Cake$'SFGateAmerican directors Abel Ferrara, Chloe Zhao, Sean Baker and Geremy Jasper and international auteurs Bruno Dumont, Amos Gitai and Claire Denis are among the directors who will be represented in the Directors' Fortnight section at the 2017 Cannes Film ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 6:34 am
Un documentaire anti-israélien d'Amos
L'info en direct d'Israël 24h/24 (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)Un documentaire anti-israélien d'Amos Gitaï au Festival de Cannes!L'info en direct d'Israël 24h/24 (Communiqué de presse) (Blog)Sa dernière réalisation, « A l'ouest du Jourdain » sera diffusée en avant-première lors de la 'Quinzaine des réalisateurs' dans le cadre du festival. Pour ce nouveau travail de sape de l'Etat d'Israël, Amos Gitaï présente cette fois-ci des Israéliens ...
Posted on 20 April 2017 | 5:59 am
The wizardness of Oz
She had previously acted in one Israeli movie, Amos Gitai’s Free Zone in 2005, but only part of her role was in Hebrew, as she played an American tourist. By the time shooting started for A Tale of Love and Darkness, the Harvard-educated actress was a ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 9:18 pm
Ready, set, stargaze at TIFF 2015
This is a big year for the Toronto International Film Festival, with the former “Festival of Festivals” celebrating its 40th anniversary, and it just wouldn’t be the same without a few filmmaking luminaries and celebrities. As always, there are a lot ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 4:32 am
A preview of the glitz and grit in store at
The auteur Amos Gitai is also in competition with a thriller based on real events, Rabin, the Last Day. Musician and experimental-performance artist Laurie Anderson’s feature Heart of a Dog, which is said to touch upon the recent loss of her husband ...
Posted on 21 August 2015 | 10:47 pm
Nine Israeli films to be screened at Toronto
The Israeli films whose participation in Toronto has already been confirmed are: “Rabin, the Last Day” (director Amos Gitai); the documentaries “Here and Not There” (director Danae Elon) and “Thru You Princess” (director Ido Haar); and the ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 10:00 am
Venice Film Fest packed with not-to-miss
September 7: 'THE AUDITION' by Martin Scorsese; 'THE ENDLESS RIVER' by Oliver Hermanus with Nicolas Duvauchelle; 'RABIN, THE LAST DAY' by Amos Gitai and 'NON ESSERE CATTIVO', a posthumous film by Claudio Caligari. September 8: 'LA VITA E NIENTE ...
Posted on 12 August 2015 | 11:58 pm