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"A freshness of observation and a sparky sense of wonder about its protagonists means that Michael Vinik's debut feature retains the keen edge of authentic experience."
- Jonathan Holland, The Hollywood Reporter
"Seriously, this movie bleeds cool in a way a lot of American indies only wish they could. But the coolest part? Watching two angsty teenage girls fall for each other."
- Daniela Costa, AfterEllen.com
"Michal Vinik's fresh, frank look at coming out and coming of age in contemporary Israel."
- Guy Lodge, Variety
Winner - Best Film - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Winner - Best Screenplay - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
"Released as the settlements on the Gaza Strip were being dismantled, Cedar's film offers a refreshing new perspective of them and a sly critique of their origins."
- Ken Fox, TV Guide
"Remarkable! A winningly heartfelt little gem!"
- Jen Johans, Film Intution
"Always engaging to watch! A very warm and character-driven film that tackles the very timely, provocative subject of racial discrimination in a surprisingly gentle way."
- Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
CATHERINE THE GREAT
France | 2008 | Drama | Hebrew
EAST JERUSALEM WEST JERUSALEM
"While collaborations like this aren't unprecedented, the timing and scope of this project has far-reaching effects. The album is good; the making-of documentary is extraordinary."
- Jordan Hoffman, Vanity Fair
"At a time when Israel and Palestine seem as hopelessly divided as ever, the documentary shows how artistry can wrestle with heavy societal themes to inspire personal, soul-stirring music."
- Zach Sharf, IndieWire
"...Israeli filmmakers Erez Miller and Henrique Cymerman manage to inject a sense of optimism into a conflict that often seems desperate and without solution."
- Andrea R. Vaucher, The Wrap
FOR MY FATHER
Nominated - Best Actor - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
Nominated - Best Supporting Actor - Award of the Israeli Film Academy
"Quite simply the most powerful and moving films I can remember seeing in years!"
- Eric Alterman, The Huffington Post
"Rich, moving [and] beautifully performed...I absolutely and unequivocably recommend it!"
- James van Maanen, TrustMovies.com
"A satisfying small film with a generous helping of privileged moments in which the characters can just be."
- George Robinson, The New York Jewish Week
Winner - Audience Award - Boston Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection - Warsaw Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - IDFA
"Superb! [An] extraordinary film!"
- Andrew Billen, The Times (UK)
"A quite exceptional hour of film-making that kept delivering emotional impact to the very end."
- John Grace, The Guardian (UK)
"Devastating in how powerfully it reached into the living heart of our dark past."
- Bernadette McNulty, The Daily Telegraph (UK)
Official Selection - Cannes Film Festival
Official Selection - Toronto Int'l Film Festival
"Absorbing and touching!"
- Ray Bennett, The Hollywood Reporter
"An honest and movie look at just how hard it is for love to conquer all."
- Nora Lee Mandel
"A triumph in every sense of the word...Israeli import Jaffa is downright fantastic!"
- Sara Michelle Fetters, Movie Freak
OFF WHITE LIES
Official Selection - Berlin Int'l Film Festival
Official Selection - Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival
"Charming...full of wit, [and] sex appeal! Vibrant with juicy young cinema."
- Yair Raveh, Cinemascope
"A fast-paced, heart warming debut - a story that's as funny as it is moving."
- Mara Klein, Nisimazine
Special Mention - Best New Narrative - Tribeca Film Festival
Winner - Best Feature Film - Brussels Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection - Rotterdam Int'l Film Festival
"One of Tribeca's finds of ! It also features the most complex role for an actress in the festival thus far."
- Kent Turner, Film Forward
"A masterful project!"
- Howard Feinstein, indieWIRE
SEVEN MINUTES IN HEAVEN
Official Selection - Tribeca Film Festival
Winner - Best Feature Film - Warsaw Int'l Film Festival
"Unforgettable! [An] impressive feature debut."
- Alissa Simon, Variety