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Review: Strong, Eye-Catching But Thin Israeli Thriller 'Bethlehem'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • March 5, 2014 6:02 PM
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Venice has welcomed Israeli films into its lineup many times over the last few years: tank-bound war film “Lebanon” was a Golden Lion-winner a few years back, and last year saw “Fill The Void” become something of a crowd-pleaser at the festival. “ Bethlehem,” the feature directorial debut of filmmaker Yuval Adler might have started a little more under the radar than those films: it’s in the Venice Days sidebar, rather than the main competition as its predecessors were. But thanks to a promising trailer, and appearances in both the TIFF and Telluride line-ups, the film’s certainly been the center of plenty of talk in the last few weeks.

Exclusive: Clip From Israeli Film Academy Best Picture Winner 'Bethlehem' Stages A Raid

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • March 4, 2014 11:25 AM
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Playing festivals in both Venice and Toronto last year, Israel's selection for the Oscars and the winner of Best Film, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Supporting Actor and more from the Israeli Film Academy, "Bethlehem" has been building considerable buzz. And now you'll get a chance to see for yourself the potent drama behind the thriller as it heads to a theatre near you.
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Venice Review: Israeli Film Academy Best Picture Nominee 'Bethlehem'

  • By Oliver Lyttelton
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  • August 28, 2013 3:50 PM
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Venice has welcomed Israeli films into its line up many times over the last few years: tank-bound war film “Lebanon” was a Golden Lion-winner a few years back, and last year saw “Fill The Void” become something of a crowd-pleaser at the festival. “ Bethlehem,” the feature directorial debut of filmmaker Yuval Adler might have started a little more under the radar than those films: it’s in the Venice Days sidebar, rather than the main competition as its predecessors were. But thanks to a promising trailer, and appearances in both the TIFF and Telluride line-up, the film’s certainly been the center of plenty of talk in the last few weeks.

Exclusive: Trailer For Venice & TIFF Film Festival Selection And Israeli Film Academy Best Picture Nominee 'Bethlehem'

  • By Kevin Jagernauth
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  • August 22, 2013 11:38 AM
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While Hollywood always tends to flex its muscle at film festivals, packing red carpets with stars, and dominating headlines with highly anticipated movies, the pleasure of hitting places like Venice and Toronto is discovering hidden gems, or acclaimed movies from elsewhere that haven't quite made a wave internationally just yet. And Yuval Adler's "Bethlehem" could potentially make some major noise. It's already taken notice at home, earning 12 nominations from the Israeli Film Academy including Best Film, Best Director and Best Screenplay. And now, it's getting ready to show it's stuff for the world.

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  • By Cain Rodriguez
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  • June 14, 2012 2:58 PM
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