Magazine article Screen International

Doc Conference to Examine Films on Filmmakers

Magazine article Screen International

Doc Conference to Examine Films on Filmmakers

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Films on filmmakers will be at the heart of documentary conference entitled Cinema as a Rumour: in memory of Assi Dayan at the Jerusalem Film Festival on Wednesday.

The annual conference, which is in its third year, is organised by the professional body the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers Forum, the festival and America's Duke University.

"The aim of the conferences is to put the spotlight on documentary topics that are rarely examined in an academic way. There's a lot of focus on films about the Holocaust and Middle East conflict but films about other subjects rarely get studied," explained filmmaker Orna Raviv, one of the organisers of the event.

The conference is being dedicated this year to Israeli actor and filmmaker Assi Dayan, who passed away in May. …

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