Doc Challenge

5 Years of Israeli Documentary Challenge

A competition to create a documentary film in five days

"Doc-Challenge" is an international film project, now in its fifth year in Israel. It is a contest to create short films on a predetermined topic, within a set amount of time. Filmmakers participating in the contest have just five days to create a 4 to 7 minute long documentary.

This year's theme: Sacred Cows — Not What You Think.
In honor of the Doc-Challenge's fifth anniversary in Israel, this year there will also be The Audience's Choice competition. Voting will take place immediately after the premiere, on a special voting page on Ynet website.

Gilad Kahana: Musician, poet, author, and collagist, soloist of the bands Giraffes and star of the film The Walking Man (2009 Doc-Challenge).
Nira Pereg: Video artist, winner of the Gottesdiener Prize and the Minister of Education's Prize. Her works were exhibited in leading spaces in Israel and around the world.
Uri Rosenwaks: Filmmaker and the current Chairman of the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers Forum. His recent films include: Leibowitz, Faith, Country and Man, Lod: Between Hope and Despair.
Producer and Artistic Director: Ari Davidovich
Producer: Roni Goder

Premiere and Awards Ceremony
Thursday, 9 May, at 20:00 at "DocAviv at the Port", along the water at the Tel Aviv Port.

Doc-Challenge: The "Best of"
The best Israeli Doc-Challenge films of all times
Friday, May 10th, 14:00 at Cinematheque 2.

Audience award winners announcement
Sat May 18th, 21:30. Cinematheque 2


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