The Katzman Tapes

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The Katzman Tapes

The Katzman Tapes is a feature length mocumentary, that tells the story of the state of Israel and Zionism in an ironic and satirical way, while maintaining a serious facade. The film is lead by director Amnon Winner, who is following the elusive character of Samuel Katzman and his non recorded influence on the historical events . The Katzman Tapes is a satire on the political establishment and the Zionist dream, using a lyrical and poetic cinematic language. The film was shot over a course of a decade around the globe and is intended not only for audiences familiar with the history of the State of Israel, but also for anyone who has ever embarked on a quest in their life.

Festivals and Awards:

The Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2012

Director: Amnon Winner

Producer: Kainan Eldar, Amnon Winner

Cinematographer: Amnon Winner, Adi Reiss

Editor: Hagar Shoval

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

Cast: Emil (Milek) Knebel, Shlomi Bar-Aba, Ze'ev Revach, Erv Kaplan, Prof. Michael Harsegor, Nissim Dayan, Avi Nesher, Yossi Madmoni

Script: Amnon Winner

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: רשימות קצמן

The Katzman Tapes is a feature length mocumentary, that tells the story of the state of Israel and Zionism in an ironic and satirical way, while maintaining a serious facade. The film is lead by director Amnon Winner, who is following the elusive character of Samuel Katzman and his non recorded influence on the historical events . The Katzman Tapes is a satire on the political establishment and the Zionist dream, using a lyrical and poetic cinematic language. The film was shot over a course of a decade around the globe and is intended not only for audiences familiar with the history of the State of Israel, but also for anyone who has ever embarked on a quest in their life.

Festivals and Awards:

The Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2012

Director: Amnon Winner

Producer: Kainan Eldar, Amnon Winner

Cinematographer: Amnon Winner, Adi Reiss

Editor: Hagar Shoval

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

Cast: Emil (Milek) Knebel, Shlomi Bar-Aba, Ze'ev Revach, Erv Kaplan, Prof. Michael Harsegor, Nissim Dayan, Avi Nesher, Yossi Madmoni

Script: Amnon Winner

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: רשימות קצמן

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