- PRODUCTION INFO
- Festivals and Awards
Production Companies: Black Sheep Film Productions, The Post Republic
Producers: Saar Yogev, Naomi Levari
Co-Producer: Michael Reuter
Director & Writer: Yaron Shani
Supported by: Israel Film Fund, YES – D.B.S. Satellite Services Ltd,
ZDF/Das kleine Fernsehspiel in collaboration with ARTE
Shani is a director and filmmaker with a unique signature technique, graduate of Tel Aviv University Film Department where he teaches today. His graduation film, Disforia, won speciel mention in Karlovy Vary Film Festival.
His most famous work is the Oscar nominee Ajami (2009), created with Scandar Copti and winner of many other awards, including Festivals Cannes Camera D’or Special Mention and the Grand Prise in Jerusalem Film Festival, Montpellier, London and the Best Film in the Israeli academy awards.
Life Sentences, the documentary he had co directed with Nurit Kedar won the Best Documentary Award in 2013 Jerusalem Film Festival.
Line Producer: Alona Refua
Cinematographers: Shai Skiff, Nitzan Lotem
Production Manager: Keren Noyman
Sound: Nir Alon
Casting: Maya Kessel
Location Manager: Shahar Nadra
WIP presentations; Holland Film Meetings – Special Mention 2015, Agora WIP-Thessaloniki Int’l FF 2016
World Premiere – Venice IFF 2018
Haifa IFF 2018 – Winner Best Actress, Winner Best Editing