Archive for category: Israel

/ 06/15/2012 5:05 PM

(Shanghai) Magnolia awards honor touching documentaries (Shanghai Daily)

The much-coveted Magnolia International Documentary Awards were handed out to winning Chinese and foreign filmmakers yesterday. By Xu Wei in Shanghai Daily,Ai??2012-6-15 The Best Documentary (60 minutes and up) award went to Israeli director Yael Hersonski’s “A Film Unfinished.” Her film seeks the truth behind one of the most mysterious Nazi propaganda films ever shot inside the Warsaw Ghetto. It [...]

Docaviv 2012: “Planet of Snail” wins the International competition
/ 05/11/2012 7:39 PM

Docaviv 2012: “Planet of Snail” wins the International competition

On 9 May 2012, the winners of the Docaviv 2012 Film Festival competitions were announcedAi??at the Port of Tel Aviv. The Best International Film award was given to the Korean film “Planet of Snail”. The filmAi??is directed byAi??Yi Seungjun and produced byAi??Kim Minchul andAi??Gary Kam. It receivedAi??20,000 ai??? courtesy of the Ministry of Culture & Sport ai??i?? The Israeli Film [...]

/ 05/01/2012 2:59 AM

New territories for “the boxing girls of Kabul”

The National Film Board of Canada has announced a several salesAi??for its documentary “The Boxing Girls of Kabul”, whichAi??is scheduled toAi??screen at Hot Docs 2012.Ai?? Deals have beenAi??signedAi??inAi??the US with VOD serviceAi??In Demand,Ai??inAi??French CanadaAi??with TV 5,Ai??in Latin America with the Pan Regional TVAi??Direct TV and DLA, in IsraelAi??with DBS,Ai?? in France with France Televisions andAi??in Russia with 24 Doc. The [...]

NHK and BBC join Insefilm Prod. on ai???Beyond the Waveai???
/ 04/27/2012 9:17 PM

NHK and BBC join Insefilm Prod. on ai???Beyond the Waveai???

Ai?? NHK in Japan, the BBC in the UK, IKON in the Netherlands andAi??WDR Cologne in GermanyAi??have joined Berlin-based Inselfilm ProductionAi??as coproducers ofAi??”Beyond the Wave”. The filmAi??sees director Kyoko Myake revisit her motherai??i??s hometown of Fukushima after last yearai??i??s tsunami and earthquake. Zurich-based distributor First Hand Films has finalized the coproduction deals as well asAi??pre-sales withAi??SVT in Sweden, YES in [...]

/ 06/09/2011 1:20 AM

Shanghai: documentaries from Bulgaria, Germany, Korea and Israel take MIDA Honors (STVF)

The Magnolia International Documentary Awards (MIDA) honored outstanding documentaries yesterday at the Shanghai Television Festival. MIDA recognizes excellent documentary films in four categories: Social Documentary, History and Biography Documentary, Nature Documentary and Asian Documentary. . The Best Social Documentary award went to Bulgarian director Sophia Tzavella’s film “Paradise Hotel,” a story of people living in a housing block on the [...]