First Annual American Independent Film Festival
August 25th - 28th 2013


A multiplatform media event in five locations throughout Israel

 Also supported by the James & Theodore Pedas Family Foundation

Also supported by the James & Theodore Pedas Family Foundation

Opening Night: premiere screening of "What Maisie Knew"

In the presence of ambassador Daniel B. Shapiro and Mrs. Julie Fisher

Film Festival

12 American Independent films selected in collaboration with Amos Poe

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Film Diplomacy

Women and Children's Empowerment Program for Educational Professionals

 photo credits: Rachel Gandin
 photo credits: Rachel Gandin

photo credits: Rachel Gandin

Educational Program: film workshops & screening event

Short films produced by the young participants were featured on opening night

 Actors & Film Directors: Noy Ben Naim, Tiltan Arroyo, Ravid Yakov, Michal Shahaf, Maya Sivan, Noa Persk

Actors & Film Directors: Noy Ben Naim, Tiltan Arroyo, Ravid Yakov, Michal Shahaf, Maya Sivan, Noa Persk

MediaTech Conference

Prof. Braverman, a member of the Knesset for the labor Party, opened the conference.

Seven experts were invited to address the relevant topics and to provide their perspectives related to their fields.

 photo credit: Rachel Gandin

photo credit: Rachel Gandin

Media coverage: press, tv, & radio