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What's Hot Now

Soldier on the Roof

A film by: Esther Hertog

Wild West Hebron

A film by: Nissim Mossek

Saga of a Photo

A film by: Mooli Landesman

Pole, Dancer, Movie

A film by: Isri Halpern

Pursued

A film by: Menachem Roth

Choose to Fight

A film by: Itay Livne

The Hungarian Cube: A Journey with Andre Hajdu

A film by: Gilad Inbar

The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School

Selected works by students

David

A film by: Joel Fendelman

Lea and Daria

A film by: Branko Ivanda

The Flat

A film by: Arnon Goldfinger

What's New at Ruth Films

September 2014
 

AegeanDocs will be screening both Choose to Fight and An Apartment in Berlin

The Barbican Film Centre in London is screening Footsteps in Jerusalem later this month

Ruth Diskin will be a guest of the International Cinematographers’ Film Festival “MANAKI BROTHERS in Macedonia where she will be conducting a film marketing & distribution workshop and where Pole, Dancer, Movie is also screening

Filmmaker Isri Halpern will be traveling to Torino for the Sole Luna Film Festival with his film Pole, Dancer, Movie

Tikotin-A Life Devoted to Japanese Art is screening at DocUtah and at the Marbella Film Festival in Spain this month

Saga of a Photo will be screening at the German-Israeli Film Series in Bielefeld Germany

The Chicago South Asian Film Festival is screening The Fading Valley

David is screening at Temple Shalom in Naples Florida

 
August 2014
 

The award-winning The Flat will be broadcast on German National TV this month

We are proud to have just added the recently premiered  The Polgar Variant to our catalogue

Tikotin-A Life Devoted to Japanese Art is screening at the Rhode Island International Film Festival this month

Both Locked Down and The Kalusz I Thought I Knew will be taking part in the Mediterranean Film Festival in Bosnia later this month

The Stronger Than Fiction Film Festival in Australia is screening The Flat

David is screening at the Shalom Club in New Jersey

 
July 2014
 

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 

 
June 2014
 

Filmmakers Gilad Inbar and Arnon Goldfinger will be guests of the Banff Centre this month where they will screen their films and hold workshops

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

The Barcelona Jewish Film Festival will be screening both  The Israeli Code and An Apartment in Berlin with filmmaker Alice Agneskirchner in attendance

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

 
May 2014
 

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

We have four films screening at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival this year including the tribute film Footsteps in Jerusalem

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

 
April 2014
 

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

The International Jewish Film Festival in Australia is screening The Escape and The Hungarian Cube as part of their special Holocaust Film Series

Saga of a Photo will have a festive European premiere at the Berlin Jewish Film Festival with filmmaker Mooly Landesman present

The JW3 in London is screening both Black Over White and These Are My Names this month

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

 
March 2014
 

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

University of Pennsylvania just purchased some 40 of our titles, including: Choose to Fight, Locked Down, Fantastisch, Leo Levi - the man with the Nagra, to name a few.

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

The Hungarian Cube and The Escape are taking part in the first ever Holocaust Film Series at the Australia International Jewish Film Festival

Loving Sophia is screening in Berlin as part of the Berlin Israeli Film Festival

 
February 2014
 

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

 
January 2014
 

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.

Polish TV has just licensed Soldier on the Roof and Pursued. First transmission: March, 2014

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

 
December 2013
 

The Flat was just broadcast in Latin America on Sundance Latino Channel

Polish TV has just licensed Choose to Fight and Pole, Dancer, Movie. First transmission: March, 2014

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

 
November 2013
 

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 Calgary Jewish Film Festival is screening three of our films, Special InterviewSoldier on the Roof and The Woman from Sarajevo

The Flat is taking part in the Pitigliani Film Festival in Italy later on this month

Wild West HebronPursued and Leibowitz: Faith, Country and Man are all screening at the International Jewish Film Festival in Australia

 
October 2013
 

Soldier on the Roof won the Best Directing prize at the Sole Luna Film Festival in Italy

Paula Weiman-Kelman and Ron Ofer will be traveling to Italy with their films, Fringes and Pursued, for the Religion Today Film Festival

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

The Ethnographic International Film Festival in Taiwan is screening Soldier on the Roof and Land for The Nomads

Duke University is purchasing some 20 new films for their library usage, amongst:The Kalusz I Thought I Knew, Lea Koening's Loves, Soldier on the Roof, The Flat, et al

Fringes will be taking part in the Vassar Film Festival later this month in Washington DC

The International Ethnographic Film Festival in Belgrade is screening Pursued and Uranium: To Die For

The Boston Palestine Film Festival is screening  Jean Wejnoon later this month

 
September 2013
 

Special Interview and Soldier on the Roof will be screening at the Sole Luna Film Festival in Palermo Italy 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

 
August 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 LovesNo Full StopThe HilltopsDavidHere 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

 
July 2013
 

We are proud to have two films in the Jerusalem Film Festival this week: The Fading Valley by Irit Gal and Nissim Mossk's new film Wild West Hebron

South Korean TV is licensing Here I Learned to Love and Lea and Daria. First transmission: August, 2013

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

Special Interview and Soldier on the Roof have been selected for the Competitive Section of the Sole e Luna Film Festival, which takes place in Palermo, Italy next month

 
June 2013
 

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

 
May 2013
 

Pole, Dancer, Movie has taken the Best Documentary Award at the DocAviv International Film Festival – www.docaviv.co.il

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

 
April 2013
 

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.

Special Interview, Uranium To Die For and Lea and Daria will be screening in Moscow at the Detective Film Festival this month.

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 Budapest Israel Film Festival is screening Sayed Kashua - forever scared and The Flat later this month

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.

 
March 2013
 

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

 
Febuary 2013
 

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.

 
January 2013

Ruth Diskin Films wishes a Happy New 2013 to all our friends and colleagues world wide.

The Flat is listed on numerous "best of" lists for 2012 including –
Time Magazine, San Francisco Bay Guardian and Film Forward. For a full list please see http://www.ruthfilms.com/the-flat.html

South Korean TV will be broadcasting Lea and Daria later this month.

The Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival is screening three of our films later this month. Who Shot My Father , The Flat and The Human Turbine are among the films at the festival this year.

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.

Lea and Daria will be screening along with David at the Virginia Festival of Jewish Film.


December 2012

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!

David and Lea and Daria have been selected for the Virginia Beach Jewish Film Festival, which takes place in January, 2013.

 
November 2012
 

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 Los Angeles Sephardic Film Festival will be screening both Iraq N' Roll and The Jews and the Longest Kiss in History

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

 
October 2012

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.

TV Fest Bar in Montenegro will screen Home Movie , Lea and Daria and Pursued .

Polish TV has just licensed Who Shot My Father , Here I Learned to Love and The Hilltops .

The Jewish Eye Film Festival will be screening two of our films in the presence of the filmmakers; The Woman from Sarajevo and Children Without a Shadow .

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

The Flat and David will be featured at the Cleveland Jewish Film FestivalThe Sam Spiegel Film School Film KMS NEGROES will be screening at Norrkoping Filmfestival in Sweden.

Festival de Sefarad in Montreal will be screening our films Jubanos: Jews of Cuba , The Fire Within and My Flag .

September 2012
 

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.

Stanford University Library just purchased more than 10 of our titles, including: Nikita Kino , The Beetle and Eyewitness 60 - Years

 
August 2012
 

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.

University of Texas has just purchased 15 of our titles, including: Children of the Sun , Fence, Wall, Border and  First Lesson in Peace .

 
July 2012
 

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.

Norwegian TV has just licensed The Hilltops , Hothouse and The Underground in the Tunnel of Time .

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

 
June 2012
 

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 UNHCR Film Festival in Hong Kong will be screening two of our films: Palestine in the South and Refugees .

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.

 
May 2012
 

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.

New Zealand TV has just licensed three of our titles: Lone Samaritan , The Human Turbine and Sayed Kashua - forever scared . First transmission: July, 2012.

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.

Four of our titles have been selected for the Upcoming Toronto Jewish Film Festival which opens on May 3rd. The films are : The Flat , Kafka's Last Story , Around Trip and Stitches .

Kafka's Last Story will be screening at the Jacob Burns Film Center on May 1st.

The Zagreb Jewish Film Festival is showing five of our films this month: The Phoenixes , Here I Learned to Love , Homecoming , Dubak – a Palestinian Jew and The Human Turbine

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

 
April 2012

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.

The Bucharest Jewish Film Festival will be screening Lea and Daria , Kafka's Last Story and  I Was There in Color in the presence of filmmaker Avishai Kfir.

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.

 
March 2012
 

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

Ohio State just purchased 10 of our titles, including Deadly Honour , Jewish Transit Berlin , Just Like the Queen of England , New Homes to name a few.

Iraq N' Roll and History's Ultimate Nomads will be screened at the New York Sephardic Film Festival, to take place later on this month.

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.

 
Febuary 2012
 

Sayed Kashua - forever scared & The Worst Company in the World were just licensed by Canadian TV. First transmission: March, 2012.

Arizona State University has purchased 20 of our latest titles, including:  the mimi series Culture Heroes , Iraq N' Roll , Auf Wiedersehen - Till We Meet Again , to name a few.

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.

Two of our films, Homecoming and The Hilltops are just finishing their screenings at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival

The Denver Jewish Film Festival is screening The Human Turbine later this month.

 
January 2012
 

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.

 
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