Category: Reviews

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Reflections on “Bird in the Room” (2015, Israel, 67 min)

Every nation has its heroes. Some adore athletes, others soldiers, or actors, or rich people or politicians, or clergyman. OK, it is a generalization at least in two ways, because not everyone in a given nation will adore the same kind of people and you can have more than one...

Review: In Search of Israeli Cuisine (2016, Israel, 97 min)

Take one part of each: travelogue, anthropology, cooking show, business study, biography, add a whole lotta color and spice and you just created the movie In Search of Israeli Cuisine. You also need some cash, so you ran a successful Kickstarter campaign and then turned it into a PBS movie...