Katriel Schory, Managing Director of the Israel Film Fund, elected to the Board of the European Film Academy
In it’s last board meeting, the EFA secretariat announced that Katriel Schory will join the EFA Board.
Schory, was elected by a majority of 3300 EFA members and will succeed the place of producer Marek Rozenbaum which has been serving as a Board member for the last six years.
Schory says he is very proud that for the second time a representative of the Israeli Film Industry was elected to the Board of the EFA. He added that in the last years the European film academy supported the Israeli Film Industry and rewarded its Filmmakers and actors. The European Film Industry is the natural partner of the Israeli film industry.
Schory added that within the framework of the EFA there are initiatives to keep on promoting the European film Industry and the European Film Heritage & Tradition; and within this context – the Israel Film industry as well.
92 films from around the world were submitted to the Foreign language film Oscar category out of which nine films, including "Foxtrot", made it to the shortlist.
The five finalists will be chosen on January 23, and the award ceremony will take place on March 4th, 2018.
Directed and Written by Samuel Maoz, Foxtrot is a powerful and tragic father and son story. A story about fate and destiny.
The film was produced by Eitan Mansuri of Spiro Films (Israel) and is co-produced with Pola Pandora Produktion (Germany) and A.S.A.P films (France)
Released in the U.S by Sony Pictures Classics.
Another great honor to the film that earlier this year received the Grand Jury - Silver lion award at the Venice Film Festival.
Congratulations to Director/Scriptwritter Samuel Maoz, producers, actors and crew.