“It’s the 21st century, it’s no longer about good and bad guys. We’ve gone past that point. It’s about two conflicting narratives, each of which is searching for its own portrait of victory.”
The festival will be presented online this year from November 11 to 22, and will feature the best of recent movies of Jewish interest.
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“We believed wholeheartedly in the values of equality and sharing that were instilled in us and together we built the kibbutz,” says Masrawa.
Three Israeli films made the shortlist to be nominated for the European Film Academy awards, while the festival is mired in Polanski-Parker controversy
Virtually everyone who is invited to join the Academy does so, and they can vote for the Oscars, as well as take part in many professional forums and events.
The winners of the Israeli, International and Short Film competitions at Docaviv will be eligible to compete for the Best Documentary Feature/Short at the Oscars.