Queen Shoshana

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Queen Shoshana

Queen Shoshana

Shoshana Damari was the first Israeli diva. She graced local and international stages, stirring millions with her beguiling voice and spectacular performance. Yet behind the larger-than-life persona and her memorable songs was a woman about whom we know little. She didn’t like to be interviewed and never volunteered details about herself and her family. Hers was the life of a Hollywood legend and she paid the price for it. This is a story about fame and loneliness, acclaim and loss, daring and compromise. For the first time, the woman behind the crown, the cloak and the palace will come to light.

Festivals and Awards:

Opening Film - Docaviv Festival - Israeli Competition, Tel-Aviv Israel, 2021

Director: Kobi Farag, Morris Ben-mayor

Producer: Kobi Farag, Morris Ben-mayor

Production Company: Ben-mayor & Farag

Cinematographer: Roee Farag

Editor: Morris Ben-mayor, Shauly Melamed

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Jonathan Bar-giora

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, HOT8, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund

Script: Shauly Melamed, Morris Ben-mayor, Kobi Farag

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: המלכה שושנה

Shoshana Damari was the first Israeli diva. She graced local and international stages, stirring millions with her beguiling voice and spectacular performance. Yet behind the larger-than-life persona and her memorable songs was a woman about whom we know little. She didn’t like to be interviewed and never volunteered details about herself and her family. Hers was the life of a Hollywood legend and she paid the price for it. This is a story about fame and loneliness, acclaim and loss, daring and compromise. For the first time, the woman behind the crown, the cloak and the palace will come to light.

Festivals and Awards:

Opening Film - Docaviv Festival - Israeli Competition, Tel-Aviv Israel, 2021

 
Queen Shoshana

Director: Kobi Farag, Morris Ben-mayor

Producer: Kobi Farag, Morris Ben-mayor

Production Company: Ben-mayor & Farag

Cinematographer: Roee Farag

Editor: Morris Ben-mayor, Shauly Melamed

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Jonathan Bar-giora

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, HOT8, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund

Script: Shauly Melamed, Morris Ben-mayor, Kobi Farag

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: המלכה שושנה

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