A human dive into the beating heart of a city tied up in a century-long conflict. Transporting viewers to the most intimate spaces of people from all walks of life, the spirit of this contested city is explored without borders.
Created by Dean Gold, Michal Conford, and Brendan Mills.
# Winner of 5 RUFF Film Awards: Best leading actor, best leading actress, best director, best editor, the people's choice award. # Official Selection of the Toronto Jewish Film Festival 2018 # Official Selection of YiddishFest Miami Beach 2018 # Official Selection of ASHKENAZ 2018 # Official Selection of Summer Shorts Festival, Chester Country, Pennsylvania, 2018
A Yiddish-speaking Jewish community in Quebec begins to unravel after a horrific discovery stirs up demons of the past. Actors: Avi Hoffman, Max Sterling, Sam Stein, Nina Iordanova
A documentary exploring the culture, community, and mystery surrounding a 10-foot tall statue depicting a black Christ known as “El Nazareno” in the vibrant beach town of Portobelo, Panama. Set in the midst of the bustling Festival del Cristo Negro, the film traces the intersection of race and religion through the zealous devotion of an idol by following the personal stories of his most dedicated followers. Echoing the effects of colonialism, Cristo Negro dissects a community’s reclamation of their own image of Christ.
The Final Road
Director/ Producer Documentary, Canada, 2017
# Official selection of the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival 2017
Through the undercover investigation private investigator Steven Rambam, known as America's great Nazi hunter, The Final Road is an unflinching look at the moral complexities of post-WWII justice, Nazi prosecution, and the unknown politics behind it. Interviewees: Steven Rambam, Irving Abella, Tomaz Jardim
The Children's Crusade
Director/ writer Fantasy/Horror, Canada, 2015
A young child, left alone to survive in the woods of 13th century Europe, encounters strange happenings that come from the top of a mysterious mountain. Actors: Eamon Stocks, Mathew Edmondson, Catherine Forget
Documentary, Spain, 2016
Conversations with key figures in the Gypsy community in Seville lead to new insights about the community's struggle with its own image, the future of the community in face of globalization, and the roots of the Flamenco.
Drama, Canada, 2016 Director
Two teenagers finally meet after communicating online. Their first encounter is not what either of them expected, as an unusual cyber attack shuts the power all around the Toronto GTA area. With the power out, they are forced to confront their fears and themselves. Actors: Hailey Kittle, Jadon Clews
A young girl finds her mother lying unconscious in her bed. She tries to bring her back by manipulating time and space. Shot on Bolex 16mm and edited by hand, the film is a gesture to silent cinema. An allegory on the power of cinema and editing. Actors: Gloria Adora, Taylor Martin
Music in Kensington
Springtime in Kensington Market
Soldiers of Eternity
Director, writer War/ Comedy, Israel, 2011
Two stories about war, death and sacrifice for the country merge into each other in a dark , morbid comedy Actors: Dan Shapira, Uri Levy, Leon Nonin, Shlomi Rahbi