‘Naked Archeologist’ Simcha Jacobovici wins docu TV award at Cannes
ByJERUSALEM POST STAFF
October 20, 2013 22:12
Israeli-Canadian producer was presented on Friday with a Gold Dolphin Award in the category of “Science and Information”.
GOLD DOLPHIN winner Simcha Jacobovici 370.
(photo credit:Blaise Tassou)
Israeli-Canadian producer Simcha Jacobovici was presented on Friday with a Gold
Dolphin Award in the category of “Science and Information” at the Cannes
Corporate Media & TV Awards for the documentary The Resurrection Tomb
Mystery (aired this year on Channel 1 IBA).
The Resurrection Tomb Mystery
follows the four-year journey of Jacobovici as he employs ground-penetrating
radar and robotic cameras to explore the contents of a near pristine 1st century
“It’s great to be in Cannes”, Jacobovici said, “and it’s especially
great to be recognized in the technology and science category. We believe that
our robotic cameras pushed the envelope of Jerusalem based archaeology and
brought back images that will be debated for decades. I think we should start
looking at the beginning of Christianity from the perspective of Jewish history
and Israeli archaeology. It’s a field that’s been dominated for too long by
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