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14th Israeli Film Festival

Israeli Film Fest- A Tale of Love and Darkness

June 20 to 24 at Cinematheque Davao; and July 12 to 16 at Cinematheque Iloilo; for more information, call (02) 883-9504 or visit http://embassies.gov.il/manila


The Embassy of Israel, in cooperation with the Film Development Council of the Philippines (FDCP), presents the 14th Israeli Film Festival featuring love stories in the Israeli cinema.

The cultural event features six films topped by the 2015 movie A Tale of Love and Darkness, the directorial feature debut of actress Natalie Portman.

Portman directed and starred in A Tale of Love and Darkness, a drama film based on the autobiographical novel by Israeli author Amos Oz, which took place in Jerusalem during the last years of mandatory Palestine and the first years of independent Israel.

The screening schedule for Cinematheque Davao includes: The Band’s Visit, June 20, Monday 6 p.m.; 5 Hours from Paris, June 21, Tuesday 3:30 p.m.; Jellyfish, June 22, Wednesday 5:30 p.m.; Restoration, June 23, Thursday 3:30 p.m.; and 2 Night, June 24, Friday 5:30 p.m.