GOOD MORNING ISRAEL

 

screenings with lectures and cinema meetings with Dr. Amir Har-Gil

Dr. Amir Har-Gil, Director and Senior Lecturer, at the University of Haifa, Tel-Aviv University, Netanya Academic College. In the past Dr. Har-Gil was a primary school, junior high and high school teacher and a Youth Movement instructor.

Button: “Life According to Eve”, Lecture and screening for students and adults.

The film was chosen for the topic of representation of poverty in the curricula of the Ministry of Education.

Script and Directing: Amir Har-Gil.

Viewing and discussion of the film.

Topics for discussion: adolescence, the poverty line in Israel, social gaps, stereotypes, inequality in education.

A moving film that provokes laughter and tears. The film describes the good life below the poverty line from the viewpoint of Eve, a high-school student and Sheri, her sister in junior-high school. English subtitles are available.

Duration of activity: 1h45min.

Maximum number of students: 200.

Price: 2000 IS.

 

“Good Morning Israel” – lecture and screening for students and adults.

The film was awarded First Prize at the Jerusalem Festival and is part of the Ministry of Education’s curricula, of IDF’s Education Corps, Bney Akiva, Hashomer Hatzair and Scouts’ Youth Movements and the Jewish Agency.

Screening and activating students on stage at schools.

The film accompanies a weekday morning in the lives of five youths from different sectors of Israeli society during their adolescence. The film follows events in the youths’ lives, the similarities and differences in their lives and more. Suitable for discussion about Israeli society.

Segments of the follow-up film describing what happened to each one of them 10 and 20 years later will also be screened. English subtitles are available.

Duration of Activity: 1h15min.

Maximum number of students: 200.

Price: 2000 IS.

 

“Jerusalem in Line” – lecture and screening for students and adults.

The film won 4 international prizes, among them the best film at Britain’s International Festival in London.

Script and directing: Amir Har-Gil.

Viewing and discussion of the film.

Fascinating, thought provoking film; a microcosm of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the stories of 3 protagonists standing in line at the Ministry of Interior in East Jerusalem. English subtitles.

Duration of Activity: 1h30mins.

Maximum number of students: 200.

Price: 2000 IS.

 

The cinematic language – screening and activating elementary and junior high school students.

Short films that were produced by the Ministry of Education in order to learn about Amir Har-Gil’s cinematic language. The meeting includes activating students on the stage. The films illustrate the filming, the soundtrack, visual effects, editing, etc.

Duration of Meeting: 1h15mins.

Maximum number of students: 100.

Price: 2000 IS.

 

Adolescents’ conflicts – screening and activating students.

Details: The students act as judges, jury, attorneys and counselors of different youths as they are presented in the various films. They watch the film together and then role-playing is conducted. The films deal with adolescents’ dilemmas such as violence, drugs and sex.

Duration of activity: about 1h30mins.

Maximum number of students: 100.

Price: 2000 IS.

 

ONE SHOT Workshop – activation intended for cinema and communications’ students’ courses.

A practical workshop that focuses on a single shot and on the importance of every detail and every component of that shot.

Duration of Activity: about 2hs15mins.

Required equipment: (4 cameras) the schools’ responsibility.

Maximum number of students: 40.

Price: 2000 IS.

 

URI IN THE SKY – lecture and screenings for high school students and adults.

The film won 3 international prizes.

Script and Directing: Amir Har-Gil.

Viewing and discussing the film.

Suitable for youths before recruitment.

A thought provoking, moving film. The self-examination of an F16 pilot, the oldest active combat pilot in the world, who is also an amazing painter. The film raises issues concerning ethics, the role of the fighter, the tension between the artist and the survivalist that are imanent in every human being. English subtitles are available.

Duration of meeting: about 1h30mins.

Maximum number of pupils: 200.

Price: 2000 IS.

Notes: price of travel 2IS per 1km.

Prices do not include VAT.

 

“Good Morning Israel”, a weekday morning in the lives of 5 youths: one from a kibbutz, one from North Tel-Aviv, one from a development town, one Arab, one ultra-orthodox Jew. This is the most similar time of day in their lives, a microcosm of Israeli society.

The film was awarded first prize at the Israeli Film Competition at the Jerusalem Festival, received honorable mention from the Israeli Film Institute, United Studios’ prize, Delta Film prize.

Suitable for screening at schools to open discussions about Israeli society.

“An original film, the most complete, the ripest of them all”. (Yehudit Orian).

“It has talent and it has saying, a film that even has Milos Forman buds – that’s Amir Har-Gil’s film. (Shaul Shir Ran).

“A film that won the best love of audiences”. (Hagit Tuch).

Information

Editing: Yael Perlov   

Photography: Ofer Yanoov     

Production: Amir Har-Gil, Nachshon Axelrod.

Israel 1986. 13 mins.

 

GOOD MORNING ISRAEL – AFTER 10 YEARS

Ten years after the prize winning “Good Morning Israel” was filmed, the director returns to examine what has changed in the lives of those youths from five different sectors in Israel whom he first filmed when they were youngsters. Through them one may understand what has changed in Israeli society of which they are part.

“Charming, fascinating film that provides an insight to the world of youngsters in Israel” (George Loebel, The Recorder, England).

“Har-Gil returned to his children of “Good Morning Israel”… one of the surprising things is the resemblance between the boys. That’s nice…” (Gail Hareven).

 

Reviews

“Charming, fascinating film that provides an insight to the world of youngsters in Israel” (George Loebel, The Recorder, England).

“Har-Gil returned to his children of “Good Morning Israel”… one of the surprising things is the resemblance between the boys. That’s nice…” (Gail Hareven).

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“Original film… the most complete, the ripest of them all”. (Yehudit Orian).

“An original film, complete, the most ripe of them all”. (Yehudit Orian).

“It has talent and it has saying, a film that even has Milos Forman buds – that’s Amir Har-Gil’s film. (Shaul Shir Ran).

“A film that won the best love of audiences”. (Hagit Tuch).

Editing: Avital Benakot

Photography: Ofer Yanoov, Ofer Harari

Production: Amir Har-Gil, Nachshon Axelrod

Israel 1995. 42 mins.

GOOD MORNING ISRAEL