Israel / Canada 2018, 7 min, Hebrew, No Subtitles
Place is an immersive three-dimensional reconstruction of the Great Synagogue in Aleppo from rare archival black and white photographs taken weeks before its destruction. The images are accompanied by stories of life in the once buzzing intersection point between religion, culture and commerce of a thriving community.
A work in progress.
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Avi Dabach graduated with distinction from the Sam
Spiegel Film School, Jerusalem in 2002. He received a grant for a feature film script by the Israeli Film Fund and has produced and directed over 20 short films and videos.
Mike is Creative Technologist and a partner at Helios Design Labs, where he has been for the last 15 years. He oversees the interactive part of Helios' creative output. Recent projects that he has worked on in include After the Storm with Andrew Grace, This Changes Everything, Highrise with Kat Cizek and the NFB, Offshore with Brenda Longfellow, 17,000 Islands with Thomas Østbye and Edwin, World Online Orchestra with the Copenhagen Phil among others.
Harmke Heezen is a freelance director, writer and creative producer, based in Berlin. As an independent flmmaker she has made several shorts and co-created innovative interactive projects with production companies Kinomaton Berlin and Helios Design Labs in Toronto, commissioned by, among others, the BBC, Arte Creative and the Goethe-Institut.
Judith Manassen-Ramon is a director, producer and researcher who has dealt with Post Trauma in the Israeli society all her life. As a daughter of two Dutch holocaust survivors she constantly found herself drawn to working with Post Traumatic people and creating art about the subject.Over the last few years, Judith has developed a method, which employs film as a tool to aid self-expression and problem solving for adolescents. Notably, she has worked with young Ethiopian immigrants and various women’s groups.