In ‘Presenting Princess Shaw’ a YouTube star is born

Presenting Princess Shaw, a stirring new documentary from Israel, is a modern digital fairytale about how the interconnected world of the internet can transform the lives of obscure but talented amateurs into international sensations when their videos suddenly go viral. The film, a Participant Media release, has just opened in select theaters. Magnolia Pictures is

Review: Rabin In His Own Words

Director Erez Laufer’s documentary is true to its title. The film tells Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin’s story through archival footage and descriptions by the man himself. It is a touching movie, a documentary of unusual force and intimacy. One cannot help but listen to the words in the context of his assassination by his

The Green Prince Review

A real life spy thriller proving the truth is stranger than fiction. It is unusual, but not unheard of, for a young Palestinian to be recruited by Israel’s Shin Bet intelligence machine to provide inside information on Hamas. So there is little amazing in the 2010 ABC News story that Mosab Hassan Yousef , “The