Haifa film festival announces guest list

The 31st Haifa International Film Festival, which will take place from September 26 to October 5 at the Haifa Cinematheque and other theaters around the city, will host more than 80 distinguished filmmakers and film-industry professionals from around the world.

Legendary documentary director Claude Lanzmann, best known for his Holocaust documentary, Shoah, will be the festival’s guest of honor and will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award. The award for Lanzmann, who is celebrating his 90th birthday this year, will also commemorate 70 years since the end of World War II and the liberation of the concentration camps.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Haifa-film-festival-announces-guest-list-415517

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