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Elinor Nechemya

Elinor Nechemya is a director and writer based in Tel-Aviv.

Her latest short film IF IT AIN'T BROKE (2021) premiered at La Semaine de la Critique of Festival de Cannes.


Her previous short films OUR HEARTS BEAT LIKE WAR (2020) and EVERLASTING MOM (2017) both premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and have been screened, along with her other short films (six overall) at internationally acclaimed festivals such as Locarno, Sarajevo, and Palm Springs.


An alumna of the Berlinale Script Station and the Locarno Filmmakers Academy, Nechemya is currently working on her debut feature, ISLAND, featured in the 2021 Sam Spiegel International Film Lab and developed with the support of the Israeli Film Fund and The New Fund for Cinema and Television (NFCT). The project participated at the 2021 Festival de Cannes Focus COPRO' pitching program.


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