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Hilla MEDALIA

Hilla MEDALIA
Biography

Peabody Award-winning, three time Emmy nominated director, producer and co-founder of New York and Tel Aviv based kNow Productions. Hilla has been awarded the Golden Warsaw Phoenix, as well as the jury award at FIPA. Hilla’s latest film, "Web Junkie" which she co-directed and produced, premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and has been acquired by the BBC and will be released in the US and Canada this summer. “Dancing in Jaffa” premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, won the editing award at DocAviv and the "Honorary One Future" award at the Munich Film Festival and 6 audiences awards internationally. “Dancing in Jaffa” was recently released theatrically in the US, France, and Germany and is participating in Sundance Institute Film Forward program. For her documentary “After the Storm” (MTV), Hilla won an Audience Award at the Woodstock Film Festival and the Crystal Heart Award at the Heartland Festival. Past projects include “To Die in Jerusalem” (HBO), “Happy You’re Alive” (ch1 Israel) and “Numbered” (YES) which won the Silver Hugo at Chicago International Film Festival and “Best Debut Documentary” at the Israeli Documentary Awards. Hilla holds an M.A. from Southern Illinois University.

Films presented at Cannes

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Directors

Jonathan LITTELL

Jonathan LITTELL

Script Writer
Ken LOACH

Ken LOACH

Director
Kon ICHIKAWA

Kon ICHIKAWA

Lucrecia MARTEL

Lucrecia MARTEL

Script Writer
Noah LARACY

Noah LARACY

Script Writer
Vasilis KEKATOS

Vasilis KEKATOS

Director, Script Writer
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