Israel and Kosovo collaborate on the production of a film

Israel and Kosovo collaborate on the production of a film

Pristina, December 19, 2014/Independent Balkan News Agency

By Elton Tota

A movie is being filmed in Tel Aviv, Israel called “Out of the deep”, bringing together production teams from Kosovo and Israel. The Kosovo team consists of producers Blerta Basholli, Leonora Mehmeti and Pellumb Ballata.

“Out of the deep” is written and directed by Nony Geffen and the movie is about Nony, a man in his thirties who participates in the third war in Lebanon and is the only one from his team to survive. Nony comes out with a trauma from the war and develops a new character.

Starring in this film are renowned Israeli actors such as Nony Geffen, Dudu Tassa (renowned singer), Sasson Gabai (one of the most famous actors of Israel and two times winner of Israeli Academy Awards), etc.

Writer, director and protagonist of the movie, Nony Geffen is also known for his movie “Not in Tel Aviv” which has been awarded the Silver Leopard prize in the Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland and the first prize at the Cine South Festival in Israel.

“Out of the deep” is supported by the Israeli Film Fund and the Cinematographic Kosovo Center. It’s a production of “Laila Films” with producer Itai Tamir and “Industria Film” with producer Blerta Basholli. /ibna/