The Green Dumpster Mystery

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The Green Dumpster Mystery

Traveling on his scooter through Tel Aviv, filmmaker Tal Haim Yoffe finds a discarded box of old photographs in a green dumpster. This docu-detective film, slowly unwinds a family history, beginning in Lodz, Poland, and traveling through the Siberian Gulag, a Samarkand sugar plant, a Ha’apala ship and the battlefields of the Sinai Peninsula.

Festivals and Awards:

Yad Vashem Award, Jerusalem International Film Festival 2008 (Chairman’s Award for Artistic Achievement in a Holocaust-Related Film); Jerusalem International Film Festival, 2008;  IDFA – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, 2008; Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2008;  National Center For Jewish Film Annual Festival, USA, 2008;  Washington Jewish Film Festival, 2008; Toronto Jewish Film Festival, 2008;  Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival;  Calgary Jewish Film Festival, 2008; Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema, 2008; Syracuse International Film Festival, 2008

Director: Tal Haim Yoffe

Producer: Tal Haim Yoffe

Production Company: One Man Films

Cinematographer: Ari Amit

Editor: Anat Lachovitz

Original Soundtrack: Dani Reichental

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, NOGA Communications - Channel 8, Yohanna Ferner Foundation.

Distributor: Cinephil

Subtitles: English, French , Italian

Film Name in Hebrew: תעלומה במכולה הירוקה

Traveling on his scooter through Tel Aviv, filmmaker Tal Haim Yoffe finds a discarded box of old photographs in a green dumpster. This docu-detective film, slowly unwinds a family history, beginning in Lodz, Poland, and traveling through the Siberian Gulag, a Samarkand sugar plant, a Ha’apala ship and the battlefields of the Sinai Peninsula.

Festivals and Awards:

Yad Vashem Award, Jerusalem International Film Festival 2008 (Chairman’s Award for Artistic Achievement in a Holocaust-Related Film); Jerusalem International Film Festival, 2008;  IDFA – International Documentary Film Festival Amsterdam, 2008; Palm Springs International Film Festival, 2008;  National Center For Jewish Film Annual Festival, USA, 2008;  Washington Jewish Film Festival, 2008; Toronto Jewish Film Festival, 2008;  Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival;  Calgary Jewish Film Festival, 2008; Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema, 2008; Syracuse International Film Festival, 2008

Director: Tal Haim Yoffe

Producer: Tal Haim Yoffe

Production Company: One Man Films

Cinematographer: Ari Amit

Editor: Anat Lachovitz

Original Soundtrack: Dani Reichental

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, NOGA Communications - Channel 8, Yohanna Ferner Foundation.

Distributor: Cinephil

Subtitles: English, French , Italian

Film Name in Hebrew: תעלומה במכולה הירוקה

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