Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Hilla Medalia inspires us and takes us into the world (and ethics) of documentary filmmaking

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Hilla Medalia is one of Israel’s top directors. A Peabody Award-winning filmmaker, Hilla has received three Emmy® nominations.

Her projects have garnered critical acclaim and screened internationally in theaters and on television including HBO, MTV, BBC and ARTE.

Among her range of titles include ‘To Die in Jerusalem’ 2007 (HBO), ‘After the Storm’ 2009 (MTV), ‘Numbered’ 2012 (ARTE), ‘Dancing in Jaffa’ 2013 (Tribeca, IFC Sundance selects), ‘Web Junkie’ 2014 (Sundance Film Festival, POV (PBS), BBC) and ‘The Go Go Boys’ 2014 (Cannes Film Festival).

Her latest film, ‘Censored Voices’ 2015, has premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and Berlinale and was released in theaters in the US, France, UK and Germany.

She lives in Tel Aviv with her husband and daughter.

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