NEWS

June 2017
We started our CROWDFUNDING CAMPAIGN for my recent documentary AN UNUSUAL SPY about Marthe Hoffnung Cohn. Please share and/or donate! Thanks!
https://www.kisskissbankbank.com/de/projects/an-unusual-spy

March 2017
A great month for ELISA!
* Innovation Award “Prix Découverte” at Chalon Tout Court Film Festival, Chalon-sur-Saône, France
* FOUR awards at Watersprite Film Festival Cambridge including: Best Acting, Best Fiction, Film of the year AND Best Cinematography!!

Further screenings of ELISA: Filmfest Dresden (April 4.-9., Nationales Programm 4), Sehsüchte Film Festival Potsdam (April 26-May 1), LAUSITZiale (March 31)

January 2017
ELISA is nominated at Watersprite Film Festival Cambridge in three categories – best fiction, best acting and best cinematography!

November 2016
ELISA is coming to Berlin! Interfilm Festival, German Competition, Program Young&Derailed. Nov. 17 at 7pm and Nov. 20 at 5:30pm in cinema Babylon/Mitte, Nov. 19 at 11pm in Passage Kino/Neukölln. Come and see!
TOBI (part of Himmel und Hölle trilogy) will screen at ETIUDA & ANIMA Filmfestival, Poland, in the EDIUDA competition. November 24, 9 pm, Małopolska Garden of Arts

October 2016
So proud to announce that ELISA will have its world premiere at Reykjavìk International Film Festival on October 4 in the short film competition
More Screenings of ELISA in October:
2morrow Film Festival Moscow, Russia: October 15
Toamnă la Voroneţ Film Festival, Romania: October 13-16

September 2016
Himmel und Hölle (Hopscotch) is premiering in Canada!
September 23 at Carrousel international du film de Rimouski, Quebec

July 2016
YES! My first documentary feature An Unusual Spy (wt) was chosen for development funding by the French-German comission of the FFA!

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December 2015
DEATH & the MAIDEN screens at Mémorial de la Shoah Paris : December 3, 2015

November 2015
DEATH & the MAIDEN receives honorary mention at 22. Etudia & Anima Film Festival Krakow and a special mention award from the Federation Internationale des Cine Clubs (FICC)

October 2015
DEATH & the MAIDEN wins Best Short Documentary at Louisville International Festival of Film
Omulaule heißt Schwarz (Omulaule means Black) will screen at Goethe-Institut San Francisco as part of the “Overcoming Borders” film series on October 7, 6:30pm

September 2015
Member of the EIECINE-Jury at the 63th International Film Festival San Sebastian, Spain.
Trouver Chaussure … (Shoes everywhere), produced in 2004 (!) will be shown by l’association Cinéfil in Blois, France. September 24 at Cinéma Les Lobis

June 2015
DEATH & the Maiden Official selection at FEST NEW DIRECTORS NEW FILMS Festival in Espinho, Portugal – June 23, 2015

May 2015
DEATH & the Maiden’s German Premiere:  DOK.fest München – May 10, 2015
Babuschka, wo sind die Gäste? is now distributed by GONELLA PRODUCTIONS International Sales, France

April 2015
Babuschka, wo sind die Gäste? awarded in the documentary section of 38. Grenzlandfilmtage Selb, Germany
April screenings DEATH & the Maiden: Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival – April 23, 2015,
Westchester Jewish Film Fesival – April 15 and April 26, 2015, NexT International Film Festival Bucharest/Romania – April 18, 2015

March 2015
DEATH & the Maiden wins Best Animated Documentary at American Documentary Film Festival Palm Springs
D&M Screening at the Gothe Institut LA on March 31.
My attendance to the screenings is supported by the general consulate of Germany in LA. Thank you very much!
Projet Ballons by French artist Julien Escafit will be shown at Traverse Vidéo video art festival Toulouse, photo & video exhibition at boutiques agnes b. Toulouse, exhibition of 34 large format photos at Jardin Raymond VI (modern art museum Les Abattoirs) until July

February 2015
Death and the Maiden wins Best Short Documentrary at the 25th San Diego Jewish Film Festival , USA
Upcoming screenings: American Documentary Filmfestival (Official Selection) in Palm Springs, California (March), 11th Asian Women’s Film Festival New Dheli (March) and DOK.fest München (May)
Babuschka, wo sind die Gäste? is selected for 38. Grenzlandfilmtage Selb, Germany in April 2015

December 2015
Final shoot of our short Mother (wt) in Berlin.
Death and the Maiden is chosen for the American Documentary Filmfestival in Palm Springs, California in March 2015.

November 2014
Death & the Maiden’s International premiere at DOC NYC on November 13 and the European Premiere at FESTIVAL DEI POPOLI in Florence, Italy (International Competition) on December 4.

October 2014
Ten years after it’s German cinema premiere, Omulaule heißt Schwarz (Omulaule means Black) is available as Video on Demand (restored Version in HD): www.realeyz.tv/de/omulaule-heisst-schwarz.html
More Info and HD Trailer on www.omulaule.de

Also available at realeyz VoD – Shalom Salam: http://www.realeyz.tv/de/shalom-shalom.html

August/September 2014
Death & the Maiden was chosen for the FESTIVAL DEI POPOLI in Florence, Italy, for the DOC NYC in New York (both held in November) and for San Diego Jewish Film Festival in February.

July 2014
Death & the Maiden -Trailer is online

June 2014
Death & the Maiden is selected for Jerusalem Film Festival
Festival attendance will be sponsored by the German Embassy Tel Aviv – Thank you!

May 2014
Death & the Maiden wins at DocAviv film festival Tel Aviv, Israel.
The jury mention: “Second place goes to Death and the Maiden for its unusual aesthetic language. It imposes a turbulent life story on a historical figure, while integrating the cinematic arts with the art of painting.”

Balloon project #1-5 is shown at back.up film festival Weimar

März 2014
Europium by Lisa Rave at Künstlerhaus Bremen: Videokunst Förderpreis Bremen #21
Death & the Maiden by Yael Lotem will premiere at DocAviv Film Festival Tel Aviv in May 2014

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