Wings of Change

Films

53MIN

Availability ended 1/28/2021 PDT
Feature, Documentary, Israel, 2015, director Tuvi Arbel, rating G
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Mr. Birdman, AKA Professor Yossi Leshem, is a slightly religious, authoritative man with rugged Israeli charm and the persuasion skills of a salesman. Today, he is the primary defender of Israeli nature and virtually the only groundbreaker in the talks with Palestinians and Jordanians. While negotiations between Israelis and Palestinians are stuck, Prof. Leshem is waging an uncompromising battle for coexistence  with the aid of barn owls as exterminators in the fields.


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Join us for a conversation with director Tuvi Arbel after the final credits. 

Tuvi Arbel started his media career as a field correspondent for TV Channel 1 and went on to complete a Masters degree in cinema and television in New York. For over 18 years, Tuvi has been producing films in Israel for Canadian, American and German television, as well as giving content and production services to crews producing for PBS, ZDF, Arte and CBC. In addition, he has produced and directed films for National Geographic that have been broadcast in over 100 countries. The docu "Home sweet home" which Tuvi produced, won an award of merit in the American Short Film competition in 2011.



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