Bernard Landry’s Message
Former Quebec Prime Minister
President of the Honorary Committee of the Festival

Cher(e)s Ami(e)s, Le Festival du Cinéma Israélien de Montréal (FCIM), qui célèbre sa 13ème édition, est devenu un rendez-vous incontournable des cinéphiles québécois mais également une signature de la communauté sépharade dans le paysage culturel montréalais. Ce festival met en relief le talent des artistes et artisans de l’industrie cinématographique israélienne, une industrie économiquement fragile en raison de l’étroitesse de…

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Henri Elbaz’s Message
President of the Communauté de Sépharade Unifiée du Québec

Dear friends, It is with great pleasure that the Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec presents the 13th edition of the Montreal Israeli Film Festival. This year 2018 marks the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, and to this end the Festival offers a selection of more than twenty productions that are distinguished by their qualities and originality. The Israeli…

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Chantal and Gerard Buzaglo’s Message
Co-Chairs of the Montreal Israel Film Festival

It is with pleasure that we have accepted, for a second year, to co-chair the Montreal Israel Film Festival. The Festival is a production of the Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec. This year we celebrate not only the 70th anniversary of the State of Israel, but also the Montreal Israel Film Festival 13th edition, a special anniversary. This year’s program…

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Michel Zgarka’s Message
General Delegate of the Festival

Dear friends, A true celebration of the 7th Art, the Montreal Israeli Film Festival presents this year a dozen productions. Short, medium and feature films, documentaries, comedies or action films, the Festival is full of excitement! This event is a reminder of the cultural and artistic vitality of this country and provides an insight into the challenges facing Israeli society.…

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