This coming week will be huge for all of you who love the following:

1. michael douglas in anything.

2.  Israeli anything.

3.  Really anything playing at The Ziegfield.

4.  Kickass movies

This Wednesday night (Oct 29th) kicks off the 23rd Israeli Film Festival in New York

Here is where to go first:

Opening Gala @ THE ZIEGFELD THEATER, 145 West 54th Street, New York, NY.

Here is who will be walking the Red Carpet:

  • LIEV SCHREIBER (unclear if Naomi Watts and their kid alex will be there)

Also some of you Israelis might dig this:  Israel Film Festival Founder & Director, Meir Fenigstein; Consul General of Israel in New York, Assaf Shariv; Co-Chair of Nu Image and Opening Night Gala, Avi Lerner;  Co-Chair, & Chairman of Sony Pictures Entertainment Motion Picture Group, Amy Pascal, & Owner/Founder of  Regency Enterprises, Arnon Milchan; Israeli Actress, Gila Almagor and over 20 Israeli directors, producers and stars…

EIther way this will be an awesome week in NY -> Film, Israel and Hollywood (what could be better? maybe brunch)

So what do you do once there there, duh, see a serret!

The Festival's Opening Night Film will follow the awards ceremony with the US premiere of Reshef Levy's Lost Islands.  The biggest Box Office success in Israel in 2008! Just click below and check out the tons of movies playing around the city. awesome!