The Stroum Jewish Community Center announced the decision not to proceed with the Seattle Jewish Film Festival scheduled for March 19 – 29 and April 4 – 5. Options are being explored for a rescheduled film festival to take place in the summer or early fall of 2020.
More information: https://sjcc.org/blog/seattle-jewish-film-festival-postponed/
About The Film
Her legacy is volatile: to some, former Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir is a feminist icon, an iron-willed leader called "The Iron Lady" long before England's Margaret Thatcher. To others, she is a disgrace, a traitor. Shining new light on her remarkable years in power as the first (and only) female prime minister of Israel, a previously unaired TV documentary reveals candid, insightful "hot mic" moments when Meir thought the cameras had stopped rolling.
Sagi Bornstein has fifteen years of experience as a director, producer, and editor of documentaries, reality, and news. His work includes #UPLOADING_HOLOCAUST (2016) and KAFKA'S LAST STORY (2011) earning awards in several European and American film festivals. He studied photography at Camera Obscura Film School and worked for leading Israeli broadcasters before starting his own production company.
Udi Nir is a writer, director, and producer. His first feature documentary was #UPLOADING_HOLOCAUST (2016). He studied playwriting in Tel-Aviv, created and directed theater shows, and worked as a producer at Clipa Theater in Tel-Aviv. Before turning to a career in the arts and cinema, Nir worked for Amnesty International and other human rights NGOs.
Shani Rozanes is an Israeli journalist, writer, and filmmaker living in Berlin. A former news editor in leading Israeli media outlets, she currently works at Deutsche Welle, Germany's international broadcaster. GOLDA is her directorial debut.
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