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  • Film Screening: Six Million & One (at UNC)

    Presenter:

    David Fisher

    Sponsor:

    Center for Jewish Studies

    Location:
    Chapel Hill N.C.

    When:

    to

    Contact:

    Serena Bazemore

    Email:

    serena.elliott@duke.edu

    David Fisher screens his film "Six Million and One" at UNC in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium. This 2011 Israeli documentary film, is the third and final film in the family trilogy created by Fisher after Love Inventory (2000) and Mostar Round-Trip (2011).David Fisher (director/producer/lecturer) has been creating documentary films since 1989 and has gained respect as one of the leading filmmakers in Israel. Recognized by top Israeli newspaper "Yedioth Achronot" among the most influential figures in Israeli cultural life for 2003 and 2004, his documentaries are known for their deep, thorough investigations, revealing new aspects of history and contemporary society.rOfficially selected to IDFA Amsterdam IFF, ¿Six Million and One¿ (2011), won him the Dok.fest Munich best film award, the Silver Horn for best director at Krakow, special mention at Doxa Vancouver, and opened USA screenings at the Lincoln Plaza Cinema in NYC. This film completes a family trilogy that started with the critically acclaimed film ¿Love Inventory¿ (PBS 2004 'Independent Lens' series, ARTE 'grand-format') that won both: the Wolgin Award for Best Documentary at the Jerusalem IFF and the 2000 Israeli Film Academy Award. Later came "Mostar Roundtrip" where he followed his son on an adventure of studying in a conflict ridden city in Bosnia.

    Israel focus, Movie/Film, and Lecture/Talk