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  • Venice Days Unveils Lineup With Global Accent

    ROME -- The Venice Film Festival's independently run Venice Days, modeled on Cannes Directors' Fortnight, has unveiled its lineup of 12 pics unspooling in the official selection which marks a departure from its customary Eurocrentric bent, and sees the U....
  • Israel's gun wariness grows

    Israel's gun wariness grows
    JERUSALEM -- A former Israeli border police officer walked into a Beersheba bank last month and shot to death four people over a disputed $1,600 debt before killing himself with his handgun. In March, a Haifa security guard was accused of using his...
  • Eighteen reasons not to avoid 441 and Stirling

    Eighteen reasons not to avoid 441 and Stirling
    At the end of what I call the Pita Promenade, a.k.a. Stirling Road west of I-95 in Hollywood, lies a new kosher restaurant that stands out from the many ugly kosher spots that litter Broward County. Eighteen Sauces is an impressive-looking restaurant...
  • Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel

    Filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf slammed in Iran for visit to Israel
    BEIRUT -- Iran's expatriate filmmaker Mohsen Makhmalbaf is facing withering condemnation in his homeland for attending a film festival in Israel, the Islamic Republi's archfoe. The acclaimed director, considered a pioneer of moviemaking in Iran,...
  • Keshet Unveils Lineup of Its INTV Confab

    Keshet Media Group, the Israel-based media powerhouse behind "Homeland" and "Prisoners of War," has unveiled the lineup of INTV, a two-day confab which will focus on the convergence of innovation and technology in the TV biz. Hosted by Keshet's CEO...
  • Boys' basketball: Youth team loses to Israel in Maccabiah final

     The U.S. youth team settled for the silver medal in boys' basketball after losing to Israel, 71-62, in the championship game of the Maccabiah Games. Spencer Freedman, a freshman point guard, was one of the key players for the U.S. team. Now he's headed...
  • In midst of Ramadan, Chicago-area Muslims urged to boycott dates linked to Israel

    In midst of Ramadan, Chicago-area Muslims urged to boycott dates linked to Israel
    Just as the Prophet Muhammad broke his daily fasts 1,400 years ago with the taste of a date, Muslims today end their daily abstention during Ramadan by biting into the flesh of the same sweet golden fruit. But this year, many Chicago-area Muslims have...
  • Review: 'Inch'Allah' presents clear picture of the West Bank, but not main character

    Review: 'Inch'Allah' presents clear picture of the West Bank, but not main character
    Thrusting an outsider into the turmoil of the West Bank, the French-Canadian director Anais Barbeau-Lavalette builds a persuasive sensory immediacy in "Inch'Allah," even as her story grows increasingly contrived. At the center of the drama is Chloe...
  • Obama urges Israel, Palestinians to negotiate 'in good faith'

    Obama urges Israel, Palestinians to negotiate 'in good faith'
    WASHINGTON – President Obama on Monday urged Israeli and Palestinian negotiators to approach renewed peace talks “in good faith," saying the effort getting underway in Washington was “both possible and necessary,” although it faces...
  • TV This Week: Aug. 25 - 31: 'Masterpiece Mystery: Silk' on PBS

    TV This Week: Aug. 25 - 31: 'Masterpiece Mystery: Silk' on PBS
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 25 - 31, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY No stars, just folks who happen to...
  • 2 brothers in search of new lives ★★★

     2 brothers in search of new lives ★★&#9733
    In the cool, trim French drama "Aliyah," now at Facets, everything good and true folds together with everything diagrammatic in a key scene, at a cafe, when one character draws another character an actual diagram of their relationship. The one with the...
  • A report card for U.S. policy in the Mideast

     A report card for U.S. policy in the Mideast
    Think the United States is fairing badly in the Middle East? Convinced that our policy is chaotic, confused and contradictory, from North Africa to the Persian Gulf? Think again. It may not be politically correct to admit it, but when it comes to...