Congratulations to director Samuel Maoz, the producers, actors and crew of "Foxtrot" for the important and wonderful award.
On stage, Maoz dedicated the award to Katriel Schory, executive director of the Israel Film Fund for standing like the Lion, the symbol of Venice Film festival, and defending the freedom and purity of Art.
The five films nominated for Best Israeli Feature Film in the “Ophir” Israeli film Academy awards competition are:
Doubtful dir. by: Eliran Eliya
Foxtrot dir. by: Samuel Maoz
In Between dir. by: Maysaloun Hamoud
Longing dir. by: Savi Gabizon
Scaffolding dir. : Matan Yair
All Five films received the production support of the Israel Film Fund.
In total films that received the support of the Fund have 61 nominations in the different competition categories.
The award ceremony will take place on September 19, 2017.
Toronto International Film Festival
7 – 17/ 9 – 2017
Three films that received the production support of the Israel Film Fund will screen at the Toronto International film Festival.
The films are:
Longing Director: Savi Gabizon
Foxtrot Director: Samuel Maoz
Scaffolding Director: Matan Yair
Further reading >>> Toronto Film Festival 2017
74th Venice Film Festival
30 Aug - 9 Sep, 2017
A wonderful achievement for Israeli Cinema and the Israel Film Fund. Four films supported by the Israel Film Fund will premier at the 74th Venice Film Festival
Main Competition: Foxtrot Director: Samuel Maoz
Orizzonti: The Cousin Director: Zahi Grad
Director: Amichai Greenberg
Venice Days: Longing
Director: Savi Gabizon