MY FAMILY’S PIZZA
Producers: Ronen Amar; Sapir Academic College; Lior Dustry
Scriptwriter and Director: Ronen Amar
Music / Original Soundtrack: Avi Vaknin
Soundtrack Design: Zahi Yosephowitz, Tomer B-Ran
Editor: Ronen Amar
Production: Sapir College, Israel
Print Source / Distribution & Sales:
JMT Films - Michael Treves
20 Bialik st.
63324 Tel Aviv
tel/fax: +972-3-525 4782
Maksim, a sleep addict, asks his parents to help him buy a pizza place
he co-owns. As soon as the work begins, the parents realize they will
have to invest a lot more than just money. With dad as the delivery boy
and mom as the oven cleaner, the film creates a true profile of the average
Israeli family in the new millennium. Perhaps the same applies to your
home and family?
Festivals, Funds and Awards:
2004 – Selling of the film to one of the Scandinavian Television
Dignity and Work International Film Festival Gdansk – Poland (Honourable
Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival -
Newport Beach International Film Festival - California 2004
Visual Culture Festival Joensuu- Finland 2004
Neubrandenburg DokumentART - Germany 2004
CineMed, Mediterranean Film Festival Montpellier, France 2004
MediMed, Euro-Mediterranean selective documentary market,
2003 – Nominee for the Israeli Academy Awards.
2003 – Winner: Best Film at the ‘Doc-Aviv’ International
Documentary Film Festival, students’ category.
2003 – Winner: Best Film at the Southern Film Festival, Israel.
2002 – Grant from the ‘Cinema Project’, Joshua Rabinowitz
2002 – Grant from the Gesher Multicultural Film Fund.
2001 – Selling of the film to ‘Briza’ Television Channel,
‘Yes’ Satellite, Israel.
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