WATCH: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema
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The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection was joined by Eran Polishuk, CEO and founder of Chapter Two Films, for a virtual program to discuss “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema.”
The program was hosted by Susan Wasserman, member, Cleveland Israel Arts Connection Advisory Committee and co-chair, Mandel JCC Cleveland Jewish FilmFest.
This program focused on the call for inclusion throughout the film industry in Israel. The country's state-funded cinema system has heeded the call by green-lighting myriad films by and about an ever-widening range of Israel’s diverse populations. Films reflecting the cultural diversity of Israel’s population have been gaining prominence and winning accolades on the international film festival circuit, on theatrical screens, and on streaming platforms.
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