Israeli Film Wins at Buenos Aires Film Festival (INN) ISRAEL NATIONAL NEWS) By Rachel Hirshfeld 04/24/12)
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Israeli drama “Policeman” topped the international competition at the
Buenos Aires Independent Film Festival (BAFICI), which began April 11
and closed Sunday.
“Policeman,” which made its debut last year, is a tragicomic take on
counter-terrorism military forces and a group of young upper-class
The film’s director, Nadav Lapid, also took home the award for best
director. This was Lapid’s first full-length feature film. His short
films have been screened in the past in the Berlin, Cannes and
The film, which has been restricted to viewers under the age of 18,
won three awards at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
It received mixed reviews in Israel, during last summer’s wave of
social protests and stars
Yiftach Klein, Michael Moshonov, Michael Aloni and Ben Adam.
(IsraelNationalNews © 2012 04/24/12)
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