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Choose to Fight

Three generations of fighters .Trained by his father in a method developed by his Holocaust surviving grandfather, Idan had no choice but to become a martial arts champion. But how do you react when your father is your coach, and he in turn was taught by his own father? The film follows an extraordinary childhood of rigorous training entangled by complex family relationships in the arena that is shadowed by the past.

Festivals and Awards:

Krakow International Film Festival Poland, 2014; Universe Multicultural Film Festival, California, USA, 2014; Off Cinema International Film Festival, Poland, 2014; Aegean International Film Festival, Greece, 2014; Rolan International Film Festival for Children & Youth, Armenia, 2014.

Director: Itay Livne

Producer: Itay Livne

Production Company: Films for a Change

Cinematographer: Eytan Nadel, Immanuel Mayer, Itay Livne

Editor: Itay Livne

Soundtrack Editor: Michael Gurevitch

Original Soundtrack: Ohad Refaeli

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Script: Itay Livne, Yael Paz

Distributor: Ruth Diskin Films

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: סקורניק - בשם האב

Three generations of fighters .Trained by his father in a method developed by his Holocaust surviving grandfather, Idan had no choice but to become a martial arts champion. But how do you react when your father is your coach, and he in turn was taught by his own father? The film follows an extraordinary childhood of rigorous training entangled by complex family relationships in the arena that is shadowed by the past.

Festivals and Awards:

Krakow International Film Festival Poland, 2014; Universe Multicultural Film Festival, California, USA, 2014; Off Cinema International Film Festival, Poland, 2014; Aegean International Film Festival, Greece, 2014; Rolan International Film Festival for Children & Youth, Armenia, 2014.

Director: Itay Livne

Producer: Itay Livne

Production Company: Films for a Change

Cinematographer: Eytan Nadel, Immanuel Mayer, Itay Livne

Editor: Itay Livne

Soundtrack Editor: Michael Gurevitch

Original Soundtrack: Ohad Refaeli

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Script: Itay Livne, Yael Paz

Distributor: Ruth Diskin Films

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: סקורניק - בשם האב

Category: Family / Holocaust

 

Tag Words: Holocaust Krav Maga Martial Arts

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