Song of Galilee

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Song of Galilee

An obituary about the mysterious death of a young poet named Shaul Havilio sends actor-director Daniel Wachsman on an investigation in the Galilee. During the investigation and a meeting with the five suspects, he uncovers a conspiracy of silence surrounding a dark mystery (one of the great legends of Jewish history: the fate of the Temple treasures). When a group of extremists attempts to silence him, Wachsman is forced to go undercover and finish his film as quickly as possible, seeing as it’s the only thing that can ensure his safety.

Festivals and Awards:

Golden Anchor Award at the Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 1996; Rotterdam International Film Festival, the Netherlands, 1996; Golden Hugo Award at Intercom, Chicago, USA, 1997

Director: Daniel Wachsman

Producer: Daniel Wachsman, Shlomit Smadgia

Cinematographer: Micha Livne

Editor: Rosa Fleischman

Original Soundtrack: Noam Halevi

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, ICP, the Cinema Project, the National Council for Culture and the Arts

Script: Daniel Wachsman, Shiri Katz

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: שירת הגליל

An obituary about the mysterious death of a young poet named Shaul Havilio sends actor-director Daniel Wachsman on an investigation in the Galilee. During the investigation and a meeting with the five suspects, he uncovers a conspiracy of silence surrounding a dark mystery (one of the great legends of Jewish history: the fate of the Temple treasures). When a group of extremists attempts to silence him, Wachsman is forced to go undercover and finish his film as quickly as possible, seeing as it’s the only thing that can ensure his safety.

Festivals and Awards:

Golden Anchor Award at the Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 1996; Rotterdam International Film Festival, the Netherlands, 1996; Golden Hugo Award at Intercom, Chicago, USA, 1997

 

Director: Daniel Wachsman

Producer: Daniel Wachsman, Shlomit Smadgia

Cinematographer: Micha Livne

Editor: Rosa Fleischman

Original Soundtrack: Noam Halevi

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, ICP, the Cinema Project, the National Council for Culture and the Arts

Script: Daniel Wachsman, Shiri Katz

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: שירת הגליל

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