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THE PIANIST FROM RAMALLAH
(60 min) Israel/Palestine


TUESDAY 10/26, 4:20 PM (SESSION 12)

Director: Avida Livny
Producers:
Eitan Evan, Udi Zamberg

Description:

Four years in the life of Muhammad Misha Alsheikh, a talented teenage pianist from Ramallah, who is the son of a Palestinian father and a mother who came from Russia. It takes Muhammad 3 hours to get from his house to a piano lesson with Emma, his Jewish-Israeli teacher who also came from Russia and now lives in Jerusalem, but his dream is bigger than borders. Between checkpoints, auditions and his father's will that he will become a doctor, he tries to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional pianist - and also stay happy.

Biography:

Avida Livny ​​is known for A Standard Love Song: Arik Einstein, Murder at Cinema North, Max Baer's Last Right Hook, Looking for Moshe Guez. A graduate of the Tel Aviv University Film School, he wrote the Jerusalem Film festival winning drama Mother V ; wrote and directed Max Baer's last right hook and documentaries On the Move, Traffickers, Looking for Moshe Guez, Rivka Zohar's New York Tour There and Here.

Eitan Evan
has been placed at the top of the Israeli film industry for many years now thanks to a long list of film projects alongside an extensive social activity (former Head of the Producer's Guild, former Member of the Israeli Film Fund as well as the former chairman of the Israeli Academy for Motion Picture and Television). Among the films he produced: The Summer of Aviya (Berlin - silver bear), Under the Domim Tree, Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi, Aviva My Love, The Little Traitor, The Debt. Recently Eitan has co-produced a TV series 4 full length episodes with TV 60 Germany entitled: Der Tel Aviv Krimi. The latest film Eitan produced was Golden Voices.

Udi Zamberg is a producer and the founder of T.H. Productions, an independent TV, documentary and commercial film Production Company based in Israel. It has grown into an important force in the TV market, producing major events for broadcast, including the annual Israel Motional Picture Academy Awards, the Israel Theater Awards, the "People of the Year" awards. His credits include: known for Florentine, The Pianist from Ramallah, The Way Back: Rivka Zohar Returns to New York, and Barefoot.

Contact Information:

w: https://go2films.com/films/the-pianist-from-ramallah/
e: info@go2films.com



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