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ON THE MAP Director Dani Menkin

DIRECTOR'S PROFILE | Starts December 9th at Cinema Village!

Producer/Director/Writer: DANI MENKIN

DANI MENKIN is one of Israel’s top filmmakers. His past work includes 39 POUNDS OF LOVE, a documentary which won Israel’s Academy Award, was short-listed for the Oscars, and was sold to HBO. His 2011 film DOLPHIN BOY was an official selection of Toronto’s acclaimed HotDocs festival, was sold to over 20 countries around the globe, and was recently bought by DISNEY for adaptation. Dani also wrote, produced and directed the award-winning narrative film JE T'AIME, I LOVE YOU TERMINAL, as well as 2014’s IS THAT YOU, which stars Alon Aboutoul, one of Israel’s most-acclaimed actors.

Dani is a frequent speaker and juror at international film festivals around the world, as well as a film studies lecturer at universities and colleges in Israel and U.S.