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February 19, 2017

Israeli-Canadian filmmaker gives Jewish state’s minorities a major role

A maverick filmmaker, Hecht considers himself progressive on many issues, conservative on others. Insisting he’s not dogmatic, he’s quick to express an opinion, regardless if it flies in the face of conventional wisdom.

June 10, 2016


Igal Hecht talks to the ‘Magazine’ about making his award-winning film ‘My Home,’ which explores opinions of minority groups living in Israel.

May 10, 2016


The reason for this, Hecht believes, is that the Israeli media, which dictate the narrative, and Israeli society are lazy.

April 26, 2016

My Home; Israel through the eyes of Arab-Israelis who would never live anywhere else

CJ news article on the film MY HOME

April 20, 2016

‘My Home’ offers a deeply personal dive into the Israeli minority experience

The film opens with Middle Eastern music, while a statement read in English informs viewers about minorities in Israel. The words are presented in white letters against a black background, suggesting that the statement is black and white—or to put it another way, factual.

December 14, 2014

Iron Sheik Review

Documentary review and interview with Igal Hecht 

April 29, 2014

A Universal Language Film Review - The Independent

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April 02, 2013

A Universal Language Film Review

A Universal Language’ is a confrontational, hilarious study in comedy and religion (Review)

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