Photo: Yoni Menachem
Horowitz. Global recognition
Photo: Yoni Menachem

Israeli director wins prize in Japan

Yariv Horowitz takes home Best Director Award at 2013 Skip City International D-Cinema Festival for his film 'Rock the Casbah'

Israeli director Yariv Horowitz's has won the Best Director Award at the 2013 Skip City International D-Cinema Festival held in Japan for his film "Rock the Casbah."

יריב הורוביץ במפגן לחימה בשטח בנוי על הסט של "רוק בקסבה" (צילום: יוני מנחם)

Horowitz on the set of 'Rock the Casbah' (Photo: Yoni Menachem)


The film, which stars actors Yon Tumarkin and Angel Bonanni, was produced by brothers Moshe and Leon Edery. It became a box office hit in Israel and was sold for distribution and screening in many countries, including France, Austria and Russia.


"I'm very satisfied with the global recognition," said Horowitz. "The film deals with an entire generation of hundreds of thousands of soldiers, who experienced maturity in the territories and in Gaza.


"I couldn't dream of a more dignified stage to present my story and my friends' story to the world," he added.



פרסום ראשון: 07.24.13, 13:55
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