Festivals & Awards
A NEW SPIRIT
Boston International Film Festival 2017- Best Actor Award & Best Cinematography Award; Madrid IFF 2017- Best Lead Actor Award.
WorldFest-Houston 2016- Silver Remy Award Winner.
Special award for breakthrough performance to Hen Yanni in the Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival, 2012; Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature at the ImageOut: Rochester LGBT Film and Video Festival, 2012; Audience Award at the Shalom Europa IFF, France 2012; Festival Award at the Au fil(m) du temps- IMAJ Israeli Film Festival, Belgium 2011;
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Czech, “Best Director” and “Best Film” at the MFF 2002, USA; “Gold Special Jury Award” at the Worldfest Huston.
“Prix de la jeunesse” (Young Cinema Award)–Director’s Fortnight, Cannes Film Festival, France.
“Un Certain Regard” at the Cannes Film Festival, France
Valencia Film Festival, Spain (in competition)
Berlin International Film Festival (in competition)
BEYOND THE WALLS II
“Best Actor Award” at Valencia Film Festival, Spain
Berlin International Film Festival; “Best Jury Award” at Torino Film Festival, Italy
Best Actor Award at Beijing Film Festival, China
Official Selection- Moscow International Film Festival; Best Foreign Film Award- Beijing International Film Festival