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Ma’aleh Film School hosts international academics for Israel primer

28.7.21 - HANNAH BROWN / The Jerusalem Post

Recently, I joined a group of SIIS fellows as they got to see two short films at Ma’aleh, movies that were very different and that illustrate the diversity of viewpoints and filmmaking styles...

There is value in a diverse society

9.6.21 - Ruchama Ehrenhalt / The University of Arizona

On occasions when I have had the opportunity to speak to audiences about my film "Give It Back", I am almost always asked: What should we be doing differently? My response is simple, but runs deep.

Jewish Film Festival honors emerging artist

13.5.21 - Deb Silverthorn / Texas Jewish Post

Ruchama Ehrenhalt won the Emerging Filmmaker's Award. Her film “Give it Back,” clocks in at just 14 minutes and 14 seconds, the story of how a tween-age girl navigates experiences after making aliyah.

Meet The Masters - David Shore

9.2.21 - HANNAH BROWN / The Jerusalem Post

Shore, best known as the producer/writer/showrunner of House and The Good Doctor, took part in a Zoom event that was part of the Meet the Masters series at the Ma’aleh Film School in Jerusalem.

Lights, Cameras, Action Research

19.3.15 - Alex Sinclair / Journal of Jewish Education

Lights, Cameras, Action Research!—Moviemaking as a Pedagogy for Constructivist Israel Education

Jerusalem film school brings shorts to L.A.

2.2.15 - Tom Tugend / Jewish Journal

A brother-sister filmmaking team from Israel will introduce itself, its unusual alma mater and its Oscar-winning father on the evening of Feb. 5 at the Laemmle Music Hall in Beverly Hills.

Movies in the Making

19.1.15 - Barry Davis / The Jerusalem Post

The Ma’aleh School of Television, Film & the Arts, Jerusalem, has been churning out highly creative and thought-provoking visual works of art for more than a quarter of a century. For some years...