New Fund for Cinema and Television

New Fund for Cinema and Television

The New Fund for Cinema and Television (NFCT) is an Israeli film fund dedicated to supporting and promoting Israeli cinema, with a special focus on documentary films.

Widely recognized as the organization behind the success of Israeli documentary film, the NFCT's portfolio comprises more than 500 films, encompassing an array of themes that document the rich composition of Israeli culture and society.  Among the many award-winning films that the NFCT has supported are: The Flat, Waltz with Bashir, The Green Prince, Gypsy Davy, Dolphin Boy, A Film Unfinished, and The Cemetery Club.

Through funding, mentorship, and professional guidance, the NFCT supports diverse filmmakers to create great documentaries and initiates special themed film programs exploring a broad array of issues, including: Israeli and Jewish history, the Arab minority in Israel and minorities in general, people with disabilities, arts and culture, peace, conflict and co-existence, etc.

NFCT films help shed light on the stories, identities and communities of others; as such, they help enhance mutual understanding and respect among the many different cultures and groups that make up Israeli society.

The NFCT believes in the enormous power of documentary films to engage, educate, connect people, and spark social change. Through the support of films and filmmakers, the NFCT seeks to enrich Israeli culture while building a more tolerant and cohesive society.

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PROGRAMS IMPLEMENTED
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Greenhouse Program for Jewish and Arab Women Filmmakers in Israel
At the beginning of 2014 the New Fund for Cinema and Television (NFCT) decided to replicate the huge success of its regional Greenhouse model within Israel through a new program targeting Jewish and Arab women documentary filmmakers. At a time w ...
Education, Jewish-Arab Relations, Media and Culture, National Identity, Negev Bedouin, film and television