The Island

2017 | 60min' Documentary

An intimate glimpse into the rich human mosaic of the St. Louis French Hospital- a Hospice for terminally ill patients, situated on the tense border between East and West Jerusalem across from the walls of the Old City. For two years the Director accompanied patients and caregivers – each one and his own story. In the film moments of humor and sadness from life itself between the hospital walls.

Director, Producer and Cinematography - Adam Weingrod

Editing - katia shepeliavaya

Sound Design - Rotem Dror

Color Design - Tomer Bahat

Original Music - Adam Weingrod

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/ Awards

Best Debut film award - Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival | Hungary

Dutch Golden Stone Award for best Documentary - SCENECS International Film Festival | Netherlands

Best Student film award - The Israeli Documentary Filmmakers forum Awards | Israel

RED ROSE Best Released Film - Jaipur International Film festival | India

Out of Bounds Award - Outer Docs Film Festival | USA

Silver Remi Mid' length Documentary - WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival | USA

/ Festival Screenings

 

2017 | Doc Aviv Film Festival | Israel

2017 | Near Nazareth Festival | Israel

2018 | Santa Barbara International Film Festival | USA

2018 | Ethnografilm Paris | France

2018 | The International Ethnographic Film Festival of Quebec | Canada

2018 | Thin Line International Documentary Film Festival | USA

2018 | Sehsuechte International Film Festival | Germany

2018 | Maryland Film Festival | USA

2018 | German (Göttingen) International Ethnographic Film Festival | Germany

2018 | Moscow Jewish Film Festival | Russia

2018 | WorldFest-Houston International Film & Video Festival | USA

2018 | Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival | Israel

2018 | Méditerranée Festival | Israel

2018 | SCENECS International Film Festival | Netherlands | 

2018 | Pärnu International Documentary and Anthropology Film Festival | Estonia

2018 | Ischia Film Festival | Italy | Opening Film

2018 | Southern Utah International Documentary Film Festival | USA

2018 | DokuBaku International Documentary Film Festival | Azerbaijan

2018 | Verzio International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival | Hungary

2018 | Outer Docs Film Festival | USA

2018 | Vancouver Jewish Film Festival | Canada

2018 | Kolkata International Film Festival | India

2019 | Jaipur International Film festival | India

2019 | Nepal Human Rights International Film Festival