Inside Lehman Brothers
Jennifer Deschamps, 40, is an editorial producer and a director at KM, the French production company, since 2015. Passionate about cinema and literature, after studying international law and political science in Paris II, she naturally turned to making documentaries.
Elizabeth Mirzaei & Gulistan Mirzaei
Laila at the Bridge
Elizabeth and Gulistan are two award winning journalists who worked for Al-Jazeera and BBC Persia the past decade before making their directorial feature documentary debut with Laila at the Bridge.
Born in 1990 in Kyiv, Ukraine. She is a Cultural Studies graduate from Kyiv-Mohyla Academy National University. Since 2013 she has lived in Montreal (Quebec) where she worked as a teacher of Ukrainian literature, and where is pursuing her degree in Film Production at Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema in Concordia University.
Mor Loushy &
The Oslo Diaries
Mor Loushy graduated from Sam Spiegel film and television school in 2007 and has been working as a freelancer ever since. Her début film, Israel Ltd, world premièred at IDFA 2009.
Daniel Sivan is an award-winning director and producer, known for his social political documentaries focusing primarily on Israel.
l'Écho de nos Silences
Documentary filmmaker Hélène Choquette has won multiple awards at home and internationally. She casts an unflinching yet empathetic gaze on people whose voices would otherwise remain silent, and consistently takes a grassroots approach to researching and writing her projects.
Amer Shomali &
The Wanted 18
Amer is a Palestinian interdisciplinary visual artist who uses conceptual art, painting, digital media, films and comics to explore Palestinian sociopolitical issues and revolution iconography.
Paul Cowan a Canadian who spent the bulk of his career with the National Film Board of Canada.
Oscar nominated, Genie, Gemini and Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Sturla Gunnarsson has been described as ‘Canada’s resident Viking, sailing the high seas of naturalism’.
Vita Activa: The Spirit of Hannah Arendt
Ada Ushpiz is a renowned Israeli film producer and director. She has a B.A. in philosophy and M.A. in history from Tel Aviv University and a significant journalistic experience in political-social writing for the prestigious Ha'aretznewspaper.
Malls R Us
Independent filmmaker Helene Klodawsky is passionate storyteller committed to portraying political and social struggles, as well as to exploring the documentary art form.
Joseph Weits, Michal’s great-grandfather, was the head of the Jewish National Fund (JNF). His personal diaries reveal how Palestinian land was transferred to Israel, and Blue Box is the missing link in understanding the unending tribal war over land in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict.
Once Upon A Sea
Adi Lavy is an internationally accomplished documentary photographer, film director and producer. A Israeli native, Adi began her career as a news reporter and photographer, working for world renowned publications such as Newsweek, SZ Weissen, and Le Repubblica.