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My War Hero Uncle

My War Hero Uncle

“I decided to start sending letters… until my long-awaited release”. Ami wrote these words at the age of 18, before he was killed in the 1967 War. Through stories, Memorial Day ceremonies, and his letters, Ami was always a present absence for his nephew Shaked, the film’s director. Following his grandmother’s declining health, Shaked applies to the Defense Ministry for nursing care. His claim is rejected. Their refusal leaves him confused. Fifty years after Ami’s death, a shocking truth is unveiled.

Festivals and Awards:

Van Leer Prize for Director of Documentary Film - The Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, 2018

Director: Shaked Goren

Producer: Ayelet Kait, Amir Harel

Production Company: Lama Films

Cinematographer: Nadav Ben Zur

Editor: Danel Elpeleg

Soundtrack Editor: Erez Eyni Shavit

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Yes Docu

Script: Shaked Goren

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: אליפלט

“I decided to start sending letters… until my long-awaited release”. Ami wrote these words at the age of 18, before he was killed in the 1967 War. Through stories, Memorial Day ceremonies, and his letters, Ami was always a present absence for his nephew Shaked, the film’s director. Following his grandmother’s declining health, Shaked applies to the Defense Ministry for nursing care. His claim is rejected. Their refusal leaves him confused. Fifty years after Ami’s death, a shocking truth is unveiled.

Festivals and Awards:

Van Leer Prize for Director of Documentary Film - The Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, 2018

 
My War Hero Uncle

Director: Shaked Goren

Producer: Ayelet Kait, Amir Harel

Production Company: Lama Films

Cinematographer: Nadav Ben Zur

Editor: Danel Elpeleg

Soundtrack Editor: Erez Eyni Shavit

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Yes Docu

Script: Shaked Goren

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: אליפלט

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