Playboy has arrived in the Holy Land. The man behind the new Israeli edition chats about Hugh Hefner, pin-up girl Natalie Dadon and how to say ‘bunny’ in Hebrew.
What started out as a second year film project at Tel Aviv University turned into a screening at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. “Barbie Blues,” one of four Israeli films at Sundance, was included in the festival’s new Short Films Program this year. First time filmmaker, Adi Kutner, 25, produced the film in three days of shooting in a Tel Aviv suburb on a budget of only $800.
‘5 Broken Cameras’ tells the story of Palestinian life under occupation, mostly through the lens of a family’s everyday life. It brought a Sundance audience to its feet.