Ameer got his gun

By Neomi Levari, 58 min, Israel 2011

Awards and Festivals

Special Mention Jerusalem International film festival 2011
Winner Grand Prize – FIPA 2012
Winner Best International Documentary – Chagrin Film Festival 2013
Special Mention – Intima Lens Film Festival
Italy 2013.
Israeli academy award nominee 2012


By Yoav shamir, 91 min, hebrew, english, 2010

awards and festivals

76 Festivals for DEFAMATION and 15 high class awards
Best International Director – Documentary Edge Film Festival NZ – Auckland 2010
Asia Pacific Screen Award – Best Documentary Feature Film 2009
Nominierung zum European Film Academy Documentary 2009 – Prix ARTE
MONTREAL, RIDM Rencontres internationales du documentaire / Camera at the Ready Award
KOPENHAGEN, CPH:DOX – international documentary film festival / Special Mention
FLORENZ, Festival die Popoli – International Documentary Film Festival / Best Documentary Award
PAJU, DMZ Korean International Documentary Festival / Grand Award
LONDON, Film Festival / Grierson Award for Best Documentary 2009
WARSCHAU, Film Festival / Audience Award in the documentary category
ZÜRICH, Film Festival / Special Mention
PRIZREN, Dokufest – International Documentary and Short Film Festival / Special Mention
TRAVERSE CITY, Film Festival / Stanley Kubrick Award for Bold and Innovative Filmmaking
MADRID, “Documenta Madrid” International Documentary Festival / Audience Award
NEW YORK, Tribeca Film Festival / Special Jury Mention

Heart Of Genin

by Leor Geller and Makus Vetter, (documentary). An ARTE & Channel 2 co-production, 2007

awards and festivals

Cinema for Peace Awards 2009

Dubai International Film Festival 2008 People’s Choice Award

European Film Awards 2009 Best Documentary Award

German Film Awards 2010 Film Award in Gold

Leipzig DOK Festival 2008 DEFA Sponsoring Prize for an Outstanding German Documentary Film

News & Documentary Emmy Awards 2010 Nominated

Nuremberg Film Festival “Turkey-Germany” 2011 Öngören Prize

The Tale of Nicolai and the Right to Return

by David Ofek. (documentaty) 54 min., Romanian/Hebrew þþþ,color, DigiBeta

awards and festivals

Best Documentary Film Award, The Wolgin competition, The Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, July 2008

In Competition- World Premier , Vision’s du Reel Film Festival – Nyon, Switzerland, April 2009

The goEast Humanity Aspect Award in remembrance of Reinhard Kämpf , goEast – 9th Festival of Central and Eastern European Film, Germany, April 2009

In Competition, The Syracuse International Film Festival, USA, April 2009

Official Selection INPUT – International Public TV Screening Conference, Poland, May 2009

In Competition, 6th International Film Festival Jewish Motifs, Poland, April 2009

In Competition, CRONOGRAF- International Documentary FF, Moldova, October 2009

In Competition, Rodos International Film & Visual Arts festival ECOFILMS – “medium film competition”, Greece, June 2009

Official Selection San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, USA, June 2009

In Competition, AsterFest Film Festival, Macedonia, May 2008

Nominee, Best Documentary Film, Israeli Film Academy Awards 2009

In Competition, Shanghai TV Festival, China, June 2009

In Competition, Festival of Liberties, Belgium, October 2009

Official Selection Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, USA, December 2009

Official Selection Boston Jewish Film Festival, USA, November 2009

In Competition, Dallas Video Festival, USA, November 2009

Official Selection UK Jewish Film Festival, UK, November 2009

Audience Award , 10 Mediterranean Film Festival in Siroki Brijeg ,Bosnia and Herzegovina, September 2009

Marshall Award – of the West Pomeranian Voivodeship , documentART – European Film Festival, Germany/Poland, October 2009

In Competition , 10th Astra FF, Romania, October 2009

Official Selection Hong Kong Jewish FF, Hong Kong, November 2009

Official Selection Washington Jewish FF, USA, December 2009

Best Documentary Award ,The Israeli Documentary Filmmakers´ Forum Competition, Israel, September 2009

In Competition , The 11th Mumbai Film Festival (India, October 2009)

Official Selection Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, Canada, November 20009

Official Selection International 1001 Documentary Film Festival Istanbul (Turkey, December 2009)

In Competition , – Levante International Film Festival, Italy, November 2009

Official Selection The 24th Israel Film Festival – NY & Miami (USA, December 2009)

In Competition, SRG Prize – BaKaFORUM Contest 2010, Germany, January 2010

Official Selection BELDOCS 2010 International Documentary Film Festival, Serbia, April 2010

In Competition, Film IsReal! Festival for New Israeli Cinema , The Netherlands, April 2010

In Competition, TRT International Documentary Film Competition, Turkey, May 2010

Official Selection , Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema, USA, October 2010.

Official Selection , Heimat Film Festival, Austria, August 2010).

The house on august street

By Ayelet Bargur, 63 min, istaek 2007

Awards and festivals

Edna Kowarsky & Elinor Kowarsky – Eden Productions

Second Prize for Best Documentary , Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, September 2007

Official Selection,The Boston Jewish Film Festival, USA, November 2007

Official Selection,International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Germany, November 2007

Official Selection,International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Germany, November 2007

Official Selection,”Saviors on the Screen” – JCC Manhattan FF, USA,April 2008

Official Selection,Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada, May 2008

Official Selection,Berlin Jewish Film Festival, Germany, May 2008

In Competition,5th International Film Festival Jewish Motifs Poland, April 2008

Official Selection,LA Jewish Film Festival, USA, May 2008

The Grand Prix Award for Best Documentary , European Association of Regional Television, “CIRCOM REGIONAL”, April 2008

Official Selection,San Joaquin Film Festival, USA, June 2008)

Nominee, for Best Documentary Film- Israeli Film Academy Awards 2008

Official Selection,- Ischia Film Festival, Italy, June 2008

In Competition,Gandhi Panorama (International Festival of Films on Gandhiji and his principles),India, October 2008

In Competition,PLATFORMA VIDEO8, Greece, November 2008

Official Selection,Washington Jewish Film Festival, USA, December 2008

Official Selection,Tucson Jewish Film Festival, USA, January 2009

Official Selection,Northern Virginia International Jewish Film Festival, USA, August/December 2009

Official Selection,Jewish Museum of New York, USA, April 2009

Official Selection,Flying Broom International Women’s FF, Turkey, May 2009

9 years later

by Yifat Keidar, Sari Ezouz, 70 min, Israel Marocco

Awards and Festivals

Best Editing Prize,Docaviv documentary film festival, Israel 2009

In Competition ,The International Women’s Film Festival, Israel, September 2009

Official Selection,6th AICE Israeli Film Festival in Melbourne & Sydney , Australia, August – September 2009

Official Selection,Tiburon International Film Festival, USA, March 2010

Official Selection,Sheba Film Festival, USA, May 2010

Official Selection ETHNOCINECA – Ethnographic & Documentary Filmfest Vienna, Austria, May 2010

Nominee Best Documentary Film, Israeli Film Academy Awards 2010, Israel.

Official Selection , San Francisco Jewish FF (USA, August 2010)

Official Selection , Jewish Film Festival Amsterdam, The Netherlands, October 2010.

Farewell Herr Schwarz

by Yel Reuveny,2013, 96 min, Hebrew, English, German.

Awards and Festivals

Winner Best Documentary Film – Haifa IFF 2013
Winner DEFA Award – DoK Leipzig FF 2013
Winner DIALOUGE Award – Cottbus FF 2013
Winner Best Film – Schleswig Holstein FF 2014
Winner Outstanding Storytelling Award – First Film Fest 2014
Winner Audience Award- Women FF Cologne 2014
Winner Best German Film – Berlin Jewish FF 2014
Winner Promising Director Award – Toronto JFF 2014
Winner Best Debut Film, Israeli Filmmaker forum competition 2014

Teacher Irena

by Itamar Chen, 2010, 52 min, Israel

Awards and Festivals

DocAviv IFF 2010 – Opening film
Best Editing Award – DocAviv IFF 2010
Grand Prize – Parnu Film Festival, Estonia
Israeli Academy Award Nominee

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