ABRAHAM, is a six episode, one-hour limited psychological crime thriller series in which the past and present collide to tell the story of Abraham, an Israeli-Canadian, former Mossad Agent, who is spiritually broken, divorced and estranged from his teenage son. He lives a quiet existence in Toronto, where he observes the city simmering with racial tension and hate crimes spreading fear and panic throughout the neighbourhoods. Abraham keeps a watchful eye from a distance until he’s pulled back into this world of intolerance and violence when a mission from his past in Mogadishu comes back to haunt him. An eighteen year old boy he saved as a child but whose terrorist family he was ordered to kill returns to exact revenge on him, his family and friends in the most calculating and brutal way.
It Was You Charlie
2006: 86 minutes
*Official Selection: 2013 Busan International Film Festival, 2014 Cinequest International Film Festival, 2014 Shanghai International Film Festival, , 2014 Victoria Film Festival
Winner: El Rey Special Jury Prize, Best Narrative Feature FIlm, 2014 Barcelona International Film Festival
2012: 6 min.
ADAPTATION explores the emotional experience of immigration through the eyes of Toni Silberman, human rights activist and Holocaust educator. This powerful, moving short documentary is a hybrid of various forms, including reinactment, archival footage and collage.
2010: 10 min.
Two heavies arrive at a home in the country to perform a job. What should otherwise be a routine hit turns into an existential crisis for both hit men when they are forced to choose between the way of the gun or the pursuit of unfulfilled dreams.
*World Premiere: Toronto International Film Festival, 2010
Song of Slomon
2007: 14:30 min: 35mm
Song of Slomon is a comedic short film about an orthodox Rabbi, Yossef Slomon, who's grown tired of his conservative lifestyle and decides to fulfill his secret desire to dance when he grows attached to a ubiquitous pop song.
Tribeca Film Festival, 2008
*Nominated for a Golden Sheaf Award at the Yorkton International Film Festival in 2008 for best comedy short film.