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Benjamin Freidenberg

 

Born in Jerusalem in 1980, Benjamin Freidenberg graduated from the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, Jerusalem, with honors in 2009. 

 

His graduation film, Guided Tour, won the Best Short Film Award at the Jerusalem Film Festival 2009 and Best Film Award at the Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival 2010. The film was also selected for the Leopards of Tomorrow competition in the Locarno Film Festival, and won CILECT top five films award for 2010.

 

After his filmmaking studies, Benjamin studied Structural Linguistics (B.A.) and currently he is an M.A. student in Generative Linguistics and Cinema Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem.

 

Nowhere Man, Benjamin’s first feature film, won the ARTE Prix for most promising project at the Jerusalem Film Festival Pitch Point 2012 and The Jerusalem Film Fund development grant at the 2013 Jerusalem International Film Lab.

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