Dan Wolman

A Look At Israel's First Pioneers

Director Dan Wolman's 2010 film "Gei Oni" (Valley of Strength), now being released in the U.S. interweaves a unique love story with the harsh realities of the first wave of Jewish European migration to the Ottoman-ruled Palestine of the 1880's. The film is based on Shulamit Lapid's 1982 novel.

New Names, New Genres

Second week of Israel Film Festival features slasher, nature and singles scene fare.

05/03/2011
Special To The Jewish Week

One of the pleasant side benefits of this year’s Israel Film Festival, now in its 25th year, is a profusion of unfamiliar names and even unfamiliar genres

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Scene from “Land of Genesis,” top, and Keren Berger and Yaron Brovinsky in “2Night.”
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