Muhi – Generally, Temporary

  • Israel, Germany
  • Documentary
  • 2017
  • 86 min.
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Muhi – Generally, Temporary

  • Israel, Germany
  • Documentary
  • 2017
  • 86 min.

Synopsis

Muhi, a spirited boy from Gaza has been living in an Israeli hospital for seven years. Caught between two homes and two peoples, he is unable to return to Gaza. He is raised in paradoxical circumstances that transcend identity, religion and the conflict that divides his world. His time at the hospital is running out and Muhi now faces the most critical choices of his life.

Credits

Director(s)

Rina Castelnuovo, Tamir Elterman

Producer(s)

Hilla Medalia -Medalia Productions

Co-Producer(s)

Jürgen Kleinig - Neue Celluloid Fabrik

Executive Producer(s)

Jill Samuels, Ed and John Priddy, Tina Leeb, Danna Stern

Cinematography

Avner Shahaf, Tamir Elterman, Oded Kirma, Rina Castelnuovo-Hollander

Editor

Joëlle Alexis

Original Music

Ran Bagno

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Broadcaster:

yes Docu

Sound designer:

Kai Tebbel

Produced in association with:

yes Docu, EO RSI Radiotelevisione svizzera, Mitteldeutsche Medienfoerderung (MDM)

Produced with the support of:

The Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts - Cinema Project, with the participation of the Leon Recanati Foundation, Supported by the Cultural Administration, Israel Ministry of Culture and Sport, The Israel Film Council, Mifal Hapais- Israel Lottery Council For Culture & Arts, Chicken & Egg Pictures, Hartley Film Foundation, FFA Filmfoerderanstalt, Bertha Foundation, VGTV Norway

  • Winner

    Best Documentary of 2017
    Israeli TV Channel 10
    2017
  • Winner

    Golden Kapok Award for Best Documentary Director
    Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival
    2017
  • Winner

    Golden Kapok Award for Best Documentary Feature
    Guangzhou Documentary Film Festival
    2017
  • Winner

    Audience Choice Award
    UK Jewish Film Festival
    2017
  • Winner

    GOLDEN DOVE AWARD for Best Long Documentary
    DOK Leipzig
    2017
  • Winner

    Mayor of Tel Aviv-Jaffa Award for Best Debut Film
    Docaviv International Film Festival
    2017
  • Winner

    AMNESTY International Award Special Mention
    Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival
    2018
  • Winner

    SILVER NANOOK for Discovery of New Subjects and New Heroes
    Flahertiana International Documentary Film Festival
    2018

Festival Highlights

Flahertiana International Documentary Film Festival, Russia , 2018

Arab Film Days, Norway , 2018

Istanbul Film Festival, Turkey , 2018

London Human Rights Watch Film Festival, UK , 2018

Thessaloniki Documentary Film Festival, Greece , 2018

Sedona International Film Festival, USA , 2018

Dhaka International Film Festival, Bangladesh , 2018

Hot Docs International Film Festival, Canada , 2017

DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel , 2017

AFI Docs, USA , 2017

IDFA , Netherlands , Best of Fest , 2017

Guangzhou Doc International Film Festival, China , 2017

San Francisco International Film Festival, USA , 2017

DOK Leipzig, Germany , 2017

Vancouver Jewish Film Festival, Canada , 2017

Sochi International Film Festival, Russia , 2017

WATCH DOCS, Poland , 2017

Sichuan TV Festival, China , 2017

Hamptons International Film Festival, USA , 2017

New York Human Rights Film Festival, USA , 2017

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  • Muni’s story is a keen illustration of an experiential disconnect that afflicts one unwitting victim of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
    Eric Kohn, IndieWire

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