Israel, 2015, 15′, Arabic/Hebrew/English
Photography: Yael Yakirevich
Editing: Philippe Bellaiche
Sound: Yitzhak Cohen
Producer: Vadim Dumesh
Salhane, 14.10.2016 Friday, 20.00-22.00
Synopsis: ‘Dirty Business’ follows the traditional coal industry scattered around Israel and the West Bank, and sheds light on economic relations between the two sides.
Biography: Originally from Latvia, Vadim got his B.Sc. from the Stockholm School of Economics in Riga. In 2006 he then moved to Tel Aviv for studies in the Recanati Graduate School of Management in Tel Aviv Universtity. In 2008 Vadim got accepted to the Production Track of the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem.
Since graduating from Sam Spiegel, Vadim seeks to build a versatile skill-set in development, production, and directing of various documentary content.
Short documentary “Dirty Business” that premièred at Visions Du Reel and Jerusalem Film Festivals is Vadim’s directorial debut.
Visions Du Reel, Nyon, Switzerland – Nominated for Best Short Film
Cannes Short Film Corner, Cannes FF
Jerusalem Film Festival, Israel – Nominated for Best Israeli Short Documentary
Planette Honette, Cadenet, France
Cineambiente, Torino, Italy
Lielais Kristaps film competition, Riga, Latvia – Nominated for Best Short Documentary
Cine-DOC Tbilisi, Georgia
Other Israel, New Yok, USA
MedFilm, Mediterranean Film Festival, Rome, Italy – Nominated for Best Short Film
One World Romania International Human Rights Documentary Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania
33rd Environmental International Film Festival, Paris, France
5th Ecofalante Environmental Film Festival, São Paulo, Brazil
American Documentary Festival, Palm Springs, USA