Karine Cohen-Dicker


Israel’s Invisible Neighbors, Filmed

By Karine Cohen-Dicker

Israel’s Invisible Neighbors, Filmed
Director Elia Suleiman’s new film, “The Time That Remains,” details Arab Israelis’ shattered dreams — and plays it for laughs.Read More


Jewish Revenge Porn

By Karine Cohen-Dicker

Jewish Revenge Porn
Quentin Tarantino’s “Inglourious Basterds” (complete with unexplained directorial spelling caprice) is pure Cineplex whimsy where bloodthirsty Jewish soldiers destroy the Third Reich, gleefully giving their tormentors a taste of their own medicine.Read More


Israeli Director Eyes Top Cannes Prize

By Karine Cohen-Dicker

Israeli Director Eyes Top Cannes Prize
Director Ari Folman couldn’t take his plane back to Israel as planned. He had to stay longer at the Cannes Film Festival because of the intense interest in his animated documentary, “Waltz With Bashir.”Read More






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