Directed by Sameh Zoabi and written by Dan Kleinman And Sameh Zoabi, TEL AVIV ON FIRE took home Best Film and Best Actor (Kais Nashif) at the Venice Film Festival 2018. It was also awarded Best Film at the Haifa International Film Festival (2018), along with Best Screenplay at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards (2018) and it was an official selection of the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.
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Toronto, ON (March 23rd, 2018) – Unobstructed View is pleased to announce that it has entered into a distribution agreement in Canada with New Jersey-based Passion River Films. Since 1998, Passion River Films has been devoted to acquiring and distributing unique independent films and documentaries with a focus on films with strong audience engagement and community impact. Passion River’s esteemed catalogue includes Katherine Dieckmann’s 2016 drama Strange Weather starring Academy Award-winner Holly Hunter, Justin Kelly’s 2016 biopic I Am Michael based on the life of ex-gay activist Michael Glatze featuring James Franco and Zachary Quinto, and the Liam Neeson-narrated documentary Love Thy Nature from award-winning documentarian Sylvie Rokab.