Meet The Gay Palestinians of Tel Aviv-Jaffa

By: ‪ Kristof Steiner, White City Boy One of the reasons I love my job at Time Out Israel is that I get to meet the most exciting, inspiring people: artists who create in the spirit of making a change. I sat down with Jake Witzenfeld, director of the forthcoming documentary Oriented, finishing its film […]

August 31, 2015
paperwedding #ReelIsrael at #TIFF15: Interview with Filmmaker Nitzan Gilady

SDM is excited to celebrate #reelIsrael at #TIFF15. Below is part 1 of an SDM exclusive interview series with TIFF International Programmer Jane Schoettle. As part of our feature series highlighting Israeli films at TIFF, SDM is running a contest series this week.  Just visit our Facebook page, and like our posts about #TIFF15 this week […]

August 31, 2015
CIJA150828_SDM_TIFF_Graphic #ReelIsrael at #TIFF15: Complete Schedule

SDM is excited to celebrate the #reelIsrael at #TIFF15. Check out the listings below for more info about this year’s Israeli films debuting at the Toronto International Film Festival. Baba Joon Chronicling the burgeoning conflict between father and son in a hard-working Iranian-Israeli family, Yuval Delshad’s fiction-feature debut is both a fascinating glimpse into a […]

August 31, 2015
bethlehem_635x278 2013 A look back: last 5 years at TIFF #tbt #reelIsrael

Between 2000 – 2014, a total of 48 Israeli films have screened at TIFF. This year, SDM is running a series looking back at some of the stellar appearances at TIFF by Israeli filmmakers over the past five years and their impressive record of further success on the world stage. This is our fourth installment […]

August 27, 2015
TIFF’s Jane Schoettle on the 50th Ann. of Diplomatic Relations between Israel & Germany

Israel in Toronto had the immense pleasure of speaking with TIFF International Programmer Jane Schoettle about the ‪#‎ReelIsrael‬ at ‪#‎TIFF15‬ and also on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Israel and Germany. Here in the first of four clips, Jane is speaking about the collaboration between our two countries. :: The […]

August 25, 2015
NataliePortman Nine Israeli Movies Heading for Toronto Film Festival

List includes full-length and short features, documentaries and Natalie Portman’s debut as a director. No fewer than nine Israeli films are on offer at the Toronto International Film Festival, according to the updated official list, released this week. The latest Israeli films to be added to the list are: “The Kind Words,” (director Shemi Zarhin), […]

August 24, 2015