Peer-Reviewed Journal Essays
- “Exploring the Etiology of a Jewish Homeland: When Claude Lanzmann Visited Israel”, Jewish Film and New Media 9.1, Spring 2021, pp. 3-27.
- “Here, There and Everywhere: Leviathan and the Digital Future of Observational Ethnography.” Visual Anthropology Review 31:1, Spring 2015: 12-19.
- “Animated Recollection and Spectatorial Experience in Waltz with Bashir.” Co-authored with Roy Bendor. Animation: An Interdisciplinary Journal 6:3, 2011: 353-370.
- “Neurocinematics: The Neuroscience of Films.” Co-authored with Uri Hasson et al. Projections: The Journal for Movies and Mind 2:1, Summer 2008: 1-26.
- “In and Out of This World: Digital Video and the Aesthetics of Realism in the New Hybrid Documentary.” Studies in Documentary Film 2:1, 2008: 33-45.
- “’Lucky to Be Alive’: Clockwork Models and the Logic of the Inanimate in Stanley Kubrick’s Eyes Wide Shut“. Eyes Wide Shut: Behind Stanley Kubrick’s Masterpiece. Eds. Nathan Abrams and Georgina Orgill. Liverpool University Press (forthcoming 2023).
- “Holy Motors: Metameditation on Digital Cinema’s Present and Future”. Metacinema: The Form and Content of Filmic Reference and Reflexivity. Ed. David LaRocca. Oxford University Press, 2021, pp. 173-187.
- “Moments of Innocence and Fracture: Fantasy and Reality in Two Documentary Visits to Israel”. Casting a Giant Shadow: The Transnational Shaping of Israeli Cinema. Eds. Rachel S. Harris and Dan Chyutin. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2021. pp. 191-209.
- “The Tactile Unconscious”. Flash Flaherty: Tales from a Film Seminar. Eds. Patricia Zimmermann and Scott MacDonald. Bloomington: Indiana University Press, 2021. pp. 352-355.
- “Sounds of Disillusionment and Discord: When Pasolini and Sontag Visited Israel”. Vocal Projections: Sound and Documentary. Eds. Annabelle Honess Roe and Maria Pramaggiore. Bloomsbury Press, 2018: 253-268.
- “Lying to Be Real: The Aesthetics of Ambiguity in Docufictions.” Contemporary Documentary. Eds. Selmin Kara and Daniel Marcus. New York: Routledge, 2015: 9-25.
Truth or Dare: Selected Essays on Documentary Cinema (co-edited with Laliv Melamed). Depth of Field, The Tisch Series in Film and Television, Am Oved Publishers, 2021 [in Hebrew]
- “Tragic History in Peak Tourist Season: On Sergei Loznitsa’s Austerlitz”, AJS Perspectives: The Magazine of the Association for Jewish Studies (Summer 2023): 78-80.
- “Paint as Much as You Like as Long as You Don’t Shoot: Waltz with Bashir and the Animated Reproduction of the Memory of War,” Illustrations: David Polonsky, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, ed. Tal Lanir, pp. 129-133.
- “One Hand Filming and the Other Playing: The Gleaners and I and Digital Utopia”, Takriv 19 (December 2019) [in Hebrew]
- Special Issue on “20 Years of Local Documentaries”, Guest Editor, Takriv 16 (May 2018) [in Hebrew].
- “I Will Never Zoom-In: An Interview with Nikolaus Geyrhalter”, Takriv 16 (May 2018) [in Hebrew].
- “Pasta Still Does Not Grow on Trees: On the Presumed Crisis of Documentary Cinema in the Digital Age”, Takriv 15 (December 2017) [in Hebrew].
- “On Ambiguity and Determinacy: the New Documentary Truth of The Thin Blue Line”, Takriv 14 (January 2017) [in Hebrew].
- “All Access Pass: The Last Waltz and Shine a Light.” Martin Scorsese: He is Cinema. Eds. Michael Koresky and Jeff Reichert. A Museum of the Moving Image Publication, 2016: 63-70.
- “The Transparent People: On Crossing Borders and Redemption in the Documentary Cinema of Ido Haar.” Takriv 12 (July 2012) [in Hebrew]
- “Room 237 and the Danger of Over-Interpretation” Bezalel Journal 2 (June 2015) [in Hebrew].
- Special Issue on “The Essay Film”, Guest Editor. Takriv 9 (2015) [in Hebrew].
- “Momentary Guests: When Lanzmann, Marker and Sontag Visited Israel.” Takriv 6 (2013) [in Hebrew]
- “To Draw and Animate Reality: A Conversation with Tzahi Ferber.” Bezalel Protocols 24 (Spring 2012). [in Hebrew]
- “‘Paint as Much as You Like, as Long as You Don’t Shoot’: Waltz with Bashir and the Animated Reproduction of War Memories.” Takriv 1 (2011) [in Hebrew]
- “In The Mix: Reality Meets Fiction in Contemporary Iranian Cinema.” Cineaste 31:3 (June 2006): 45-47.
- Film criticism and interviews published in Reverse Shot (2004 – Present).
- Weekly film criticism and articles published in Calcalist (2010-present) [in Hebrew].
- Weekly blog posts about documentary in Israel and world-wide in doctalk.co.il (2014-present) [in Hebrew].