KING OF BEASTS

2018, 86 minutes, USA, Israel, Tanzania

producer / co-director / editor / cinematographer

 

King of Beasts follows an American hunter, into the Tanzanian bush, on a determined and at times surreal pursuit of the ultimate trophy - the African lion. With never before seen access and footage, this film will make you question man’s very nature, as well as our place in the animal kingdom. 

Hollywood Reporter review

KIVALINA

2016, 64 minutes, USA

editor

 

Kivalina is a candid portrait of an Inupiaq Eskimo tribe living on an island disappearing into the ocean. The film poetically explores the community's struggle to maintain their way of life within a landscape and a system that is failing them, an evocative and rare portrait of one of the last surviving Arctic cultures. Cinematorgaphy: Zoe White
Directed and produced by Gina Abatemarco

 

Website:   http://www.kivalinathefilm.com

 

Festivals:  Berlin - Full Frame - Sheffield - DOXA 

ABSENT GOD

2014, 68 minutes, Israel, France

producer / editor / co-writer

 

The philosopher Emmanuel Levinas merged the experience of the Holocaust with Talmudic wisdom and contemporary philosophy. The film presents Levinas’ notion of “ethics as optics״.

 

Website:  http://www.absent-god.com

 

Festivals: Jerusalem ff - Brusseles Jewish ff - Warshaw Jewish ff

 

Special Jury Award - Brusseles Jewish Film Festival

ELECTRIC MIND

2010, 60 minutes, Israel, CH8

producer / director / cinematographer / editor

The prospect of manipulating our minds with machines has captured human imaginations for decades, recent advancements in brain sciences are turning science fiction into genuine medical reality for the millions suffering from brain disorders.

 

Best Research Award DocAviv film festival

 

Festivals:  Edinburgh, Pariscience, Margaret Mead, DocAviv, Athens Science FF, Spain Science FF, Canada Psychiatric FF

 

watch entire film here.

ATTACK OF

THE HAPPY PEOPLE 

2003, 60 min , Israel

director / cinematographer / editor

Wandering through X culture exposes surprising links between the subculture of parties, wild sex, consumerism and religion. By pointing the camera on Israel 2003 – war, religious fundamentalism, consumerism and drugs - the film depicts a world in which reality and hallucination are constantly recreating each other in an inseparable path.

 

Broadcasters: CH8, YLE, SBS

DocAviv film festival Premiere.

 

AREA K

2001, 56 min, Gaza

director / cinematographer / editor

 

This documentary follows a business partnership between a clan of Palestinian fisherman from refugee camps in Gaza and Israelis from the settlement of Dugit. It was filmed above and below water over a two-year period. AREA K tells a story of Arabs and Jews who are struggling together to make a living from the sea in the midst of territorial bloodshed.

 

WATCH ENTIRE FILM  HERE

 

CHICKEN HAWK

1994, 58 min, USA

editor / cinematographer / writer

 

Chicken Hawk: Men Who Love Boys is a 1994 award-winning documentary. The film profiles members of the pedophile/pederasty organization North American Man/Boy Love Association who discuss sexual relationships between men and boys below the age of consent. The film is an exposé on the group's controversial beliefs and their clandestine lifestyle.

 

WATCH ENTIRE FILM HERE

 

Best film award: NY Underground FF 1994