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iW NEWS | “Aviva” Wins At Israel Film Festival

iW NEWS | "Aviva" Wins At Israel Film Festival

The 22nd edition of the Israel Film Festival in New York announced the winners of their festival awards at a ceremony at Clearview Cinemas Thursday night, with director Shemi Zarhin‘s “Aviva My Love” earning the Panavision Audience Choice Award for best feature film, earning the most votes from New York, Miami and Los Angeles audiences. Zarhin and the film’s producer, Eitan Evan were awarded a full month’s use of a 35mm Panavision camera package, worth $60,000. Other winners included Arik Henig‘s “Rabin-Peres,” which won best documentary, and “A Touch Away“, which won for best television drama. This year’s festival was the most successful edition in over 20 years with over 50,000 in attendance at screenings in New York, Miami and Los Angeles. [Peter Knegt]

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