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Ruth Diskin Films will be hosting the annual cocktail party at the Jerusalem Film Festival once again this year for the 12th year in a row. This year's guest of honor is renowned playwright, film director & screenwriter, Mr. David Mamet
An Apartment in Berlin was just licensed by French TV. It will be aired on December, 2014
Stanford, Cornell and Brandeis University libraries just purchased dozens of our films for educational usage, amongst: I Was There in Color, Auf Wiedersehen – Till We Meet Again, The Underground in the Tunnel of Time, Jubanos: Jews of Cuba and more
An Apartment in Berlin is screening at the Ischia International Film Festival in Itay this month
Palestine in the South is taking part in the Arabische Filmwoche in Leipzig this month
The JCC in New Orleans is hosting a special screening of My Herzl
Ruth Diskin is just back from the Business Square at the Moscow International Film Festival
The Flat is taking part in the Stronger than Fiction Film Festival in Australia this month
We are proud to have just added THE POLGAR VARIANT which is screening in competition at the upcoming Jerusalem Film Festival
The Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival is screening Tikotin-A Life Devoted to Japanese Art later this month
Special Interview is screening at the Rochester Jewish Film Festival
David is taking part in the Summer Series at the Mid-Kansas JCC
Kafka's Last Story will be aired on Canadian TV, Italian TV, Czech TV and Slovenian TV on June 3rd, marking 90 years to the death of Franz Kafka
Holy Blood: Temple Mount will be aired on German TV later on this month
Filmmaker Bernard Dichek won the Silver Horseshoe Award at the AsterFest Film Festival in Macedonia for his film The Kalusz I Thought I Knew
Pole, Dancer, Movie won the best film in the Game On section at Documentary Edge in New Zealand
David will be screening at the Utah Film Center later this month
The Central Queens Y is having a program of Sam Spiegel Film School shorts later this month
Special Interview will be taking part in BosiFest in Bosnia later this month
Couple or Kids by Guy Meroz and Orly Vilnai will be screening at the London Israel Film Festival in the presence of the filmmakers
Soldier on the Roof has taken the Golden Warsaw Phoenix – Best Documentary Award of the Jewish Motifs Film Festival, which was closed a few days ago in Poland
We are honored to be hosting German filmmaker Michael Teutch in Jerusalem this week for multiple screenings of his film From Hell To Paradise
Choose to Fight has been selected for the Competitive Section of Krakow International Film Festival in the presence of Itay Livne. Pole, Dancer, Movie has been selected to the World International Panorama
Liat Mer is on the road again with her film Locked Down, this time as a guest of the MEDIAWAVE Film Festival in Hungary
DOK.Fest Munich is screening An Apartment in Berlin in the presence of Filmmaker Alice Agneskirchner
Kafka's Last Story to be aired on CBC Radio Canada on June, 2014, marking 90 years to the death of Franz Kafka
World traveler Irit Gal will be attending the FICA Film Festival in Brazil with her film The Fading Valley
My Herzl will be featured at the annual conference of the Canadian Jewish Studies Association
The Detroit Jewish Film Festival is screening four of our films including the powerful Who Shot My Father
We are proud to have just added the beautiful Tikotin-A Life Devoted to Japanese Art and the very special FANTASTISCH to our catalogue
SLOVENIAN TV is licensing Kafka's Last Story. First transmission: May, 2014
Locked Down by Liat Mer will be taking part in the official competition at MediaWave in Hungary. Filmmaker Liat Mer will be attending the Screening
Detective International Film Festival in Russia is screening Wild West Hebron later this month
Filmmaker Michael Teutsch, director of From Hell To Paradise will be arriving at Israel to attend several screenings of his Film around Yom HaShoah
Filmmaker Mamdooh Afdile will be present for the screening of his film Jean Wejnoon at the Arabiche Filmwoche in Leipzig this month
Saga of a Photo will have a festive European premiere at the Berlin Jewish Film Festival with filmmaker Mooly Landesman present
The Paris Israeli Film Festival-Isratim, will be screening Leibowitz: Faith, Country and Man
From Hell To Paradise will be aired on Channel 1 Israel's Public TV on Yom Hashoah Eve, April 27 at 09:00 pm
The Sam Spiegel Film School film Tormus is screening at the Baltimore Jewish Film Festival this month
Kafka's Last Story was just licensed by Czech TV. First transmission: May, 2014. This year marks 90 years since the death of Franz Kafka.
My Herzl is showing at the Mariemont Theatre in Cincinnati on March 27th
The Escape is screening at the Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival, which takes place this month
An Apartment in Berlin is having its North American Premiere at the Maine Jewish Film Festival in the presence of the filmmaker
Producer Jonathan Lopatin will be on a panel following a screening of his film Fringes at the Jacob Burns Film Center
Loving Sophia is screening in Berlin as part of the Berlin Israeli Film Festival
My Herzl is being screened in a special session of the Canadian Parliament in Ottawa, in the presence of Producer David Matlow
Italian TV is airing Kafka's Last Story next month
The Flat is nominated for the German Grimme Prize
The Paris Environmental Film Festival will be screening Uranium: To Die For in the presence of filmmaker Shany Haziza
Festival PLAY, an international children film festival in Portugal, is screening David
Soldier on the Roof is embarking on an educational tour in Finish Universities, amongst: The University of Helsiniki, University of Turku, University of Jyväskylä and the University of Tampere
The Denver Jewish Film Festival will include Special Interview in its festival lineup later this month
The Washington DC Jewish Film Festival is screening the Sam Spiegel Film School film How I Killed Rabin
We are proud to have added the powerful Locked Down by Liat Mer to our catalogue
Catalan TV will be airing Wild West Hebron on March, 2014
Here I Learned to Love will be screening in Mexico City at the Jewish Film Festival there.
FIFE, the International Environmental Film Festival is screening Uranium: To Die For later this month, in the presence of Filmmaker Shany Haziza
Blogger Amy Kronish selected The Fading Valley as one of the best Israeli documentaries of 2013
The Kalusz I Thought I Knew will be screening at the Jewish Museum in Prague, in the presence of Filmmaker Bernard Dichek
The Flat was just broadcast in Latin America on Sundance Latino Channel
The Escape will have its premiere at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival
The Fading Valley is screening in Paris at the what can cinema do film festival, in the presence of Filmmaker Irit Gal and Cinematographer Daniel Gal
Arizona State University recently purchased some 20 of our leading films
Ruth Diskin Films is pleased to add to its Catalogue The Israeli Code by Ayelet Dekel
The Fading Valley has its International Premier these days at Dok Leipzig
The Flat will be aired on ARTE/ZDF on November 25th, 2013
Filmmaker Mamdooh Afdile will be in Madrid for the screening of Jean Wejnoon at the Palestine Film Festival
Filmmaker Irit Gal will be in NYC for the North American Premiere of her film The Fading Valley at the Other Israel Film Festival
Fringes will have its festive premiere at the JCC of Manhattan with filmmaker Paula Weiman-Kelman and producer Jonathan Lopatin present
The Kalusz I Thought I Knew is screening at the Sedona Jewish Film Festival
The Vancouver Jewish Film Festival hosts the North American Premiere of The Escape
The Ottawa Jewish Federation is screening Children Without a Shadow
The Flat is taking part in the Pitigliani Film Festival in Italy later on this month
Soldier on the Roof won the Best Directing prize at the Sole Luna Film Festival in Italy
Jean Wejnoon will be screening at the Madrid Palestine Film Festival in the presence of filmmaker Mamdooh Afdile
Couple or Kids is taking part in the Women Make Waves film festival in Taiwan. Filmmaker Orli Vilnai will attend the Screening
Filmmaker Eli Tal-El and producer David Matlow will be guests of the Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema where My Herzl will be screening later on this month
Fringes will be taking part in the Vassar Film Festival later this month in Washington DC
The Boston Palestine Film Festival is screening Jean Wejnoon later this month
The Haifa International Film Festival is screening The Kalusz I Thought I Knew by Bernard Dichek
The Flat continues its success with a special screening at the Message to Man Film Festival in Russia and a theatrical run in cinemas in Melbourne Australia
My Herzl is screening in Toronto at the end of this month
David is taking part in the Global Peace Festival in the US
Soldier on the Roof to be aired on Norway Public Broadcaster on September 12, 2013
The Hungarian Cube will be broadcast on Israel Channel 8 this month
The Uranium International Film Festival, which takes place in Germany later on this month, has included Uranium To Die For in their lineup
The Library of Congress has recently acquired some 20 of our latest titles for its prestigious Film Collection, including: Fringes, My Herzl, Lae Koening's Loves, No Full Stop, The Hilltops, David, Here I Learned to Love et al
Soldier on the Roof is having its US premiere at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival with filmmaker Esther Hertog present
The Jewish Genealogical Society is screening The Flat as part of their annual conference this month in Washington DC
Fringes will be part of a slichot program at Congregation Tikvat Jacob in California
Filmmaker Esther Hertog will be in Cyprus for the Lemesos International Film Festival where her Soldier on the Roof is screening
Special Interview will be screening in Sante Fe as part of a special program at the JCC
Palestine in the South was just licensed by Swiss TV. First transmission: September, 2013
Uranium To Die For is screening at the European Film Festival in Palic, Serbia
Soldier on the Roof will have its North American premiere at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival with filmmaker Esther Hertog in attendance
The Axelrod Performing Arts Center is hosting filmmaking team Branko Ivanda and Lidija Ivanda at a screening of their film Lea and Daria
Two of our films will be taking part in the Magnolia Awards at the Shanghai TV Festival this month. Good luck to Home Movie and Pursued
*update: Director Reuven Brodsky won the Best Director Award for Home Movie Shnghai TV Festival
We are proud to have just added three strong films to our catalogue: THE FADING VALLEY, THE ESCAPE (HA'BRICHA) and THE HUNGARIAN CUBE: A JOURNEY WITH ANDRE HAJDU
Norwegian TV just licensed Soldier on the Roof. First transmission this month.
Soldier on the Roof will be taking part in the RAI Film Festival in Edinburgh later this month with filmmaker Esther Hertog present
Here I Learned to Love was just licensed by Belgian TV. First transmission: October, 2013
Recent DocAviv winner, Pole, Dancer, Movie is screening at Cinematheques throughout Israel this month
The Flat will be screening in Ottawa as part of the Canadian Israel Film Festival
University of Maryland recently purchased some 30 titles for their library collection
Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger will be traveling to Barcelona for a screening of The Flat at the Jewish Film Festival there
Soldier on the Roof was awarded Special Jury Mention at the International Competition of DocAviv, 2013.
Jewish Motifs Film Festival in Warsaw awarded the grand prize to The Flat by Arnon Goldfinger
Filmmaker Esther will be in Israel for the screening of her Soldier on the Roof as part of the official competition at DocAviv
Soldier on the Roof has just been licensed by German TV, and will be aired next month
The Flat has been licensed by Spanish TV, and will be aired next month in Spain, Andorra and Gibraltar
Penn State University recently purchased over 20 of our films for their film collection
Fringes will be screening at Bard University for a JStreet U event
No Full Stop won the Warsaw Phoenix Award at the recent Jewish Motifs Festival
Soldier on the Roof will be screening at numerous international film festivals this month including Dok.Fest Munich, Human Rights Film Festival Australia and the Krakow International Film Festival
Special Interview is screening at the Zagreb Jewish Film Festival and the Grand Rapids Jewish Film Festival later this month
Arnon Goldfinger's The Flat has been nominated for the Best Documentary Award at the prestigious LOLA German Filmprize Awards for 2013.
From Hell To Paradise will be broadcast on Channel 1 on Yom Ha'Shoah Eve on Tuesday, April 7th.
Soldier on the Roof will be taking part in both the Documentary Edge Film Festival in New Zealand and the MiddleEast Now Film Festival in Florence.
The Jerusalem Cinematheque is hosting a special program of filmmaker Igal Hecht's films including My Flag and The Hilltops on April 22nd at 8:45pm. Screening will take place in the presence of the Igal Hecht.
Close to 20 of our films have been purchased by the University of Maryland for educational and research usage.
Here I Learned to Love is opening in NYC at the Quad Cinema in the presence of filmmaker Avi Angel
The Flat will be aired in Andorra and in Gibraltar later on this month
The Vera Film Festival in Finland in screening Soldier on the Roof
The Montreal Israel Film Festival will be holding screenings of The Flat this month
Ruth Diskin will be attending the EastDok Platform in Prague this month as their guest on a panel about distribution
David will be among the films screening at the Athens Jewish Film Festival
We are proud to have just added Omer Yefman's documentary All Happy Mornings to our Catalogue
We are proud to have just added the two –time IDFA award winning film Soldier on the Roof by Esther Hertog.
The Flat will be screening at a special showcase screening of the LOLA Awards at the Berlinale this month.
NYU recently purchased 20 of our titles for their Middle Eastern Studies collection.
David is screening at the Savannah Jewish Film Festival.
The Flat was recently licensed by Polish and Spanish TV. First transmission on Polish TV: March, 2013. First transmission on Spanish TV: May, 2013.
Children Without a Shadow will have a special screening at the Belgian Embassy in London this month.
Ruth Diskin Films wishes a Happy New 2013 to all our friends and colleagues world wide.
South Korean TV will be broadcasting Lea and Daria later this month.
David is screening at the Mountain Top International Film Festival in Vermont.
Harvard University recently purchased 10 of our leading films for their collection.
Ruth Diskin is pleased to add to its selective catalogue the newly-released documentary Days of Youth by Pascal Roy and Lenoardo Cohen from Spain.
The Flat will be screening at the Brooklyn Israel Film Festival with guest speaker Prof. Geoff Cahn.
We are proud to announce that Paula Weiman-Kelman and Jonathan Lopatin's new film Fringes will have its world premiere at the Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival this month.
Special Interview was just licensed by Swedish TV. First transmission: October, 2013.
The Flat is screening at WatchDocs in Warsaw in the competitive section, in the presence of Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger.
Duke University has just purchased close to 20 of our latest titles for their library.
Lea and Daria was just licensed by South Korean TV. First transmission: March, 2013.
The Flat has been running theatrically in the US for two months now – and still going strong!
Who Shot My Father won the best editing award at the Syracuse International Film Festival.
Exground International Film Festival in Germany will be screening Land for The Nomads , in the presence of Filmmaker Lipika Pelham.
Lea and Daria won three prizes at the recent TV Fest Bar in Montenegro.
Pursued was just licensed by Swedish TV. First transmission: February, 2013.
The Brussels Mediterranean International Film Festival is screening Revolution 101 .
The Flat continues to go theatrically in the States. In the coming two months it will be screened in leading theaters in NY, Chicago, Pittsburg, San Francisco, Berkley, Portland, to name a few.
Movies on War Film Festival in Norway will hold a special creening of The Flat
The Flat received the Gilde-Filmpreis 2012- The German Art cinemas Guild Award for Best documentary in German cinemas this year. ! http://www.tip-berlin.de/kino-und-film/gilde-filmpreis-fur-barbara-und-liebe
The Flat will be released theatrically in the US. Opening at the IFC Film Center in NYC on October 19th and at THE LANDMARK theater in LA on October 24th.
David , Jean Wejnoon and Carrying the Light are all screening at the Religion Today film festival in Trento, Italy.
David will be showing at the Utah Film Center this month
Producer Stephanie Levy along with the star of David will be present for the screening at the Columbus Jewish Film Festival
Kafka's Last Story was licensed by an Italian Broadcaster. First transmission: January, 2013.
David will be screening this week at the Deutsches Filminstitut in Frankfurt, as part of the Frankfurt Jewish Film Festival.
The Vancouver International Film Festival will screen The Flat at the end of the month.
Eight of our films will be taking part in MEDIMED in Spain next month, and will be available for buyers and commissioning editors.
Lea and Daria will be screened at the Kiev International Film Festival later this month.
The Flat has taken a Special Jury Award at the Traverse City Film Festival. Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger has attended the Festival at the request of festival director, Michael Moore.
Portuguese TV has just licensed the mini-series History's Ultimate Nomads . First transmission: October, 2012.
EIDF, Korea's leading International Documentary Film Festival will be screening Jean Wejnoon and The Flat later this month. Moreover, Jean Wejnoon will be aired on Korean TV immediately after the Festival is over.
We recently added to our Catalogue the powerful award-winning documentary Home Movie , which was recently screened in DocAviv, and took Best Documentary Award and Best Cinematography Award.
Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger will be traveling to the Traverse City Film Festival to screen The Flat at the request of festival director, Michael Moore.
We are proud to announce our recent acquisition of David . This award winning fiction film is a powerful story of isolation and friendship in multi-ethnic New York.
The Australia Israel Film Festival will be screening When Israel Went Out later this month
Iraq N' Roll just won best documentary for the section 'In Med.doc' at the Sole Luna Film Festival in Italy
The Flat will be having its West Coast premiere at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival.
We recently added to our Catalogue the powerful documentary Pursued , which was recently screened in DocAviv.
Loving Sophia has won a prize a the XXVI Pärnu Int. Documentary Film Festival for best vision on body and soul
Ruth Diskin Films is proud to add to its selective Catalogue the Award Winning Film of DocAviv, 2012 - HOME MOVIE by Filmmaker Reuven Brodsky, as well as winner of the Best Cinematography Award.
We are pleased to announce another prize for The Flat which just won the International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) Award at the 52nd Krakow International Film Festival, closed on June 3rd in Poland.
Here I Learned to Love has been selected for the Official Competition of the Shanghai TV Festival, which opens in Mid June in China.
The Flat will be the opening film of the Berlin Jewish Film Festival, and will go theatrically in Germany in 25 theatres as of Mid June, including theatres in: Hamburg, Munchen, Köln, Düsseldorf, Stuttgart, Frieburg, to name a few.
Here I Learned to Love will be screening in Paris at the Memorial de la Shoah Museum in June, as part of a special exhibition about Children in the Holocaust.
Ruth Diskin Films is proud to announce that Palestine in the South by Ana Maria Hurtado has won First Prize in the New Horizons Section at the Aljazeera International Documentary Film Festival, Doha.
Iraq N' Roll by Gili Gaon just won the special Ger Orchestra Award at the Jewish Motifs Film Festival in Warsaw.
Filmmaker Eli Tal El will be present in the screenings of his film The Name My Mother Gave Me at the Addis Ababa International Film Festival, which opens tomorrow.
The Flat is the opening film of the Dok Munich Film Festival, which starts on May 2nd. Filmmaker Arnon Goldfinger will attend the Screening.
Snagfilms.com has recently launched a channel for Ruth Diskin Films with some 20 carefully depicted titles from our Catalogue, including: Eyes Wide Open , The Name My Mother Gave Me , These Are My Names , Jubanos: Jews of Cuba and Enta Omri . The Films are available online for North American viewers only. Please enjoy this marvelous viewing tool.
Yad Va'Shem Visual Center has just acquired educational rights of some 20 films, including: Kafka's Last Story , From Hell To Paradise , Who Killed Walter Benjamin , Salonika, City of Silence , Ingelore , to name a few.
Kafka's Last Story will be screening at the Jacob Burns Film Center on May 1st.
Auf Wiedersehen - Till We Meet Again will have its Danish premiere at the Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival at the end of May.
The Flat will be taking part in the international competition at the Krakow Film Festival in Poland
The Flat has taken the Best Editing Award at the Tribeca Film Festival, closed last night. Kudos to editor Tali Halter, as well as to the Director Arnon Goldfinger, Co-Producer Thomas Kufus, and the rest of the Team. For further info, check: http://blogs.indiewire.com/shadowandact/war-witch-wavumba-una-noche-clean-up-at-2012-tribeca-film-festival-awards#
Ruth Diskin is proud to add to its selective catalogue the wonderful new film Lea and Daria by Filmmaker Branko Ivanda from Croatia.
The Flat will be the opening film of Munich Documentary Film Festival, to take place next month.
The Flat has been selected for the Competitive Section of Krakow International Film Festival, which takes place in June, 2012.
The Flat is one of 5 films taking part in the Documentary Competition at the Minneapolis Film Festival this month
Filmmaker Ohad Itach ( Loving Sophia ) will be on the jury of the Mediawave Film Festival in Hungary.
Children Without a Shadow will have its American Premiere at The Fifth Avenue Synagogue in NYC on April 24 n the presence of film subject Prof. Shaul Harel and the Consul General of Belgium in New York, as well a special showing at the Cooper Union College on April 29.
We're thrilled to announce that The Flat by Arnon Goldfinger has been selected for the Tribeca International Film Festival – Official Competition. The Festival takes place next month, and Filmmaker Goldfinger will be present in the Screenings. http://www.tribecafilm.com/filmguide/flat-film42535.html#.T3ATUNW-2kQ
Ruth Diskin Films is proud to add to its selective catalogue the award-winning documentary The Flat by Arnon Goldfinger.
Kafka's Last Story was just licensed by Spanish TV. First transmission: June, 2012.
Ruth Diskin will serve on the jury of Visions du Reel Film Festival, to take place in Nyon next month - www.visionsdureel.ch
Filmmaker Shem Shemy will be in NYC for two screening of his film Por El Flamenco ; one at the IARPP Conference and the other at the Centro Espanol, both will take place in the beginning of March, 2012.
The Seattle Jewish Film Festival is showing Iraq N' Roll on March 15.
French TV just licensed The Volunteers . First transmission: June, 2012.
The Human Turbine has been selected for the Paris Environmental Film Festival FIFE that is taking place in Paris next week. Mrs. ERELLA DUNAYEVSKY, one of the main protagonists of the film will be a guest of the festival.
The Denver Jewish Film Festival is screening The Human Turbine later this month.
Director Gili Gaon will be in New York to attend the New York Jewish Film Festival where her film Iraq N' Roll will be screening twice at the Lincoln Center.
Palestine in the South has been licensed by ARTE. First transmission: June, 2012.
Ruth Diskin Films is proud to add to its selective catalogue the newly-released mini-series: History's Ultimate Nomads , by Shaul Kesslassi.
15 of our latest films were just purchased by the library at Harvard University.
Ruth Diskin to attend the Berlinale and the EFM next month.
Our titles will be shown in no less than 30 Jewish Film Festivals taking place in the next three months, amongst: NY JFF, Seattle JFF, Maine JFF, Minneapolis JFF, East Bay JFF, NY Sephardic FF, Denver JFF, Detroit JFF to name a few.