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Blue Box

Blue Box

The Jewish National Fund’s Blue Boxes were part of a successful fundraising campaign to support the purchase of land in Palestine. Joseph Weits, the filmmaker’s grandfather, was the man who orchestrated the acquisition and expropriation of Palestinian lands. Weits’s private diaries reveal an uncomfortable truth.

Festivals and Awards:

HotDocs, Toronto, Canada, 2021; Encounters Documentary Film Festival, South Africa, 2021; Docaviv Festival - Israeli Competition, Tel-Aviv Israel, 2021

Director: Michal Weits

Producer: Assaf Amir, Ina Fichman, Eric Goossens, Frederik Nicolai, Uri Smoly

Production Company: Norma Productions, Intuitive Pictures, Off-World

Cinematographer: Daniel Kedem, Avner Shahaf, Daniel Miller

Editor: Doron Djerassi, Erez Laufer

Soundtrack Editor: Benoit Dame

Original Soundtrack: Benoit Charest

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, yesDocu, Ted Rogers Documentary Fund, NHK, CBC/Radio Canada, Cultural Administration, Ministry of Culture and Sport - The Israel Film Council, KNOWLEDGE NETWORK, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund, CANVAS, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, VPRO, Israel Film Center Fund, RTS , The Israel Lottery Council For Culture & Arts, SODEC, Canada Media Fund

Colourist: Julien Alix

Script: Michal Weits

Distributor: Cinephil

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: קופסה כחולה

The Jewish National Fund’s Blue Boxes were part of a successful fundraising campaign to support the purchase of land in Palestine. Joseph Weits, the filmmaker’s grandfather, was the man who orchestrated the acquisition and expropriation of Palestinian lands. Weits’s private diaries reveal an uncomfortable truth.

Festivals and Awards:

HotDocs, Toronto, Canada, 2021; Encounters Documentary Film Festival, South Africa, 2021; Docaviv Festival - Israeli Competition, Tel-Aviv Israel, 2021

Blue Box

Director: Michal Weits

Producer: Assaf Amir, Ina Fichman, Eric Goossens, Frederik Nicolai, Uri Smoly

Production Company: Norma Productions, Intuitive Pictures, Off-World

Cinematographer: Daniel Kedem, Avner Shahaf, Daniel Miller

Editor: Doron Djerassi, Erez Laufer

Soundtrack Editor: Benoit Dame

Original Soundtrack: Benoit Charest

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, yesDocu, Ted Rogers Documentary Fund, NHK, CBC/Radio Canada, Cultural Administration, Ministry of Culture and Sport - The Israel Film Council, KNOWLEDGE NETWORK, Hot Docs Ted Rogers Fund, CANVAS, Flanders Audiovisual Fund, VPRO, Israel Film Center Fund, RTS , The Israel Lottery Council For Culture & Arts, SODEC, Canada Media Fund

Colourist: Julien Alix

Script: Michal Weits

Distributor: Cinephil

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: קופסה כחולה

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