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Daphna Levin

Contributors

Daphna Levin was twice awarded the Israeli Academy Award for best screenplay as one of the writers of the drama series In Treatment. She created the mini-series Eagles based on a novel by Yoram Kaniuk and has also worked extensively as a director of both drama and commercials. As director and co-creator with writer Ron Leshem, Daphna is currently working on a new series, Euphoria focusing on the lives of a group of 17-year old Israelis.

Upcoming Events

Past Events

2013

Saturday, 2 March 2013

Viewers the world over have been glued to terrorism drama Homeland, an American version of Prisoners of War, which was originally made for home consumption in Israel. The country’s screenwriters and producers are in high demand as TV concepts are bought by international companies and hit the global mainstream. So what makes Israeli television drama so compelling, and what can we expect to see next on our screens?

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.