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Calendar, Night&Day Authenticity in Question

Authenticity in Question

In the first scene of Israel's Best Foreign Language Oscar nominee, Footnote, Uriel Shkolnik (Lior Ashkenazi)—a fortysomething Talmudic scholar whose research has earned adulation while his sixtysomething father's has mostly been ignored—accepts an honor with an obliviously glib speech built…
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Film, "Footnote": Scholastic Family Grapples with Truth, Each Other

"Footnote": Scholastic Family Grapples with Truth, Each Other

In the first scene of Israel's Best Foreign Language Oscar nominee, Footnote, Uriel Shkolnik (Lior Ashkenazi) — a fortysomething Talmudic scholar whose research has earned adulation while his sixtysomething father's has mostly been ignored—accepts an honor with an obliviously glib…
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Film, Road Rules: Israel

Road Rules: Israel

Most contemporary thrillers aren't concerned with moral dilemmas; the emphasis is on action and intrigue. The Israeli film Walk on Water -- which, conveniently for American audiences, is primarily in English (the rest is Hebrew and German with English subtitles)…
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