Culture Heroes

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  1. Culture Heroes


     
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  2. About the series

    16 x 54 min, , Digibeta, 2013

    Producers: Modi Bar-On & Anat Zeltser - Modi & Anat Ltd.
    Chief Editor: Anat Zeltser
    Series Editors: Ran Tal & Sivan Arbel
    Series Producer: Ofri Bar-Ilan
    Sponsored by: Channel 8, Israel


    Sixteen subjects – and  thirteen hand-picked directors, take on the complex and beautiful subject of Israeli cultural life. This fascinating series is comprised of individual films that illuminate the creative process – both behind and in front of the camera. Each chapter is directed by a well-know Israeli documentary filmmaker who carefully crafted an intimate and personal portrait of the subject. The series includes a look at the creative lives of musicians, dancers, painters and actors. Each chapter is a story onto its self that can be viewed both separately and as part of the fuller picture of contemporary creative life in Israel.
    Included in the series are personalities ranging from conductor Zubin Mehta, to singer Hava Alberstien to choreographer Ohad Naharin.

     

     
  3. Yoni Rechter, Composer - A Man in His Room


    Anat Zeltzer listens in as Yoni Rechter plays and talks, offering a glimpse into the delicate but complex soul behind his delicate but complex music. The film tracks Rechter’s attempt to integrate the discipline and thoroughness of a classical pianist with the freedom and creativity of a jazz and rock and roll artist.

     
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  4. Alex Levac – Photographer -Alex in Wonderland


    Ori Sivan puts together a self-portrait of Alex Levac, the photographer who never photographed himself, but made an art out of photographing us and our absurd lives.

     
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  5. Yair Garbuz - A Painter, First and Foremost


    Sivan Arbel meets with the good-humored pensioner Yair Garbuz, who insists on the right order of precedence when putting on his many hats. He’s a teacher, a humorist, and an academic - but he’s a painter, first and foremost.

     
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  6. Zubin Mehta, conductor

    Zubin Mehta, conductor

    54 min, , Digibeta, 2010

    Directed by: Ori Sivan


    The name Zubin Mehta has been synonymous with the Israeli Philharmonic Orchestra for over four decades. This is an intimate and beautiful portrait of the man, the music – and his deep connection to a country where his contribution has been significant and far-reaching.

     
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  7. Ronit Elkabetz, actress

    Ronit Elkabetz, actress

    54 min, , Digibeta, 2010

    Directed by: Nir Bergman


    A versitle and exciting actress, Elkabetz personifies the hard-working international flavor of contemporary Israeli cinema. Elkabetz has appeared in numerous Israeli and international films – both as a director and actor. She is an Ophir Prize winner and continues to be a creative force in the Israeli film world.

     
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  8. Chava Alberstein, singer

    Chava Alberstein, singer

    54 min, , Digibeta, 2010

    Directed by: Sivan Arbel


    Often thought of as the voice of Israel itself, Alberstein has been performing and writing and recording for almost 50 years. Her songs reflect on both her deep Jewish roots and her profound connection to Israel. A true folk singer, Alberstein both comments on and pays tribute to the world around her. Filmmaker Sivan Arbel follows Alberstein as she returns to perform before Israeli audiences after a long absence.

     
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  9. Ram Carmi, architect

    Ram Carmi, architect

    54 min, , Digibeta, 2010

    Directed by: Uri Rosenwaks


    Taking on a national mission, architect Ram Carmi is the man behind both public housing projects and the Israeli Supreme Court. As an architect, Carmi sees himself as both a dreamer and builder. He is a pragmatist he has known controversy – and as an idealist he has helped to shape the Israeli landscape. Even today, at the age of 78 he continues to take on new challenges and controversies and this film follows this unstoppable figure.

     
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