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The Jerusalem Filmmakers Guild presents:
Closer look on lineups and awards
Cannes lineup is here! Take a look on 2019's gems with a new film by Palestinian director Eliah Suleiman in competition, a short film by Wisam Aljafri from Jerusalem in Cinefondacion student film competition. The short film competition includes 2 films by Israeli directors Yona Rozenkier and Dekel Berenson alongside Yarden Lifshitz-Luz's student film in Cinefondacion competition. How does contemporary Middle East is portrayed by Israeli and Palestinian directors in Cannes?
Articles / Reviews / Opinions
one interview a day
Lebanese director Nadine Labaki on the making of her Academy Award nominated film Capernaum, women in film and female directors, funding independent films in the Middle East and directing non experienced child actors who turned to on-screen legends.
Director Nadine Labaki
a room of one's own
The Jerusalemite Editorial
The Jerusalemite Editorial on Bradley Cooper's 2018 A Star is Born. How different is it from the 1937 and 1976 Judy Garland's and Barabra Streisand's landmark appearances vs. Lady Gaga's performance? A short piece on male body representation on screen and the stardom of today's gender politics.