After winning Tribeca’s Best Documentary Feature Award in 2011 for her remarkable debut, Bombay Beach, Alma Har'el returns with the premiere of her anticipated sophomore feature. This genre-bending documentary brings Har’el’s signature poetic imagery and fascination with performance in nonfiction to three complimentary stories that seek to demystify the fantasy of true love, set to a hypnotizing score by Flying Lotus and executive produced by Shia LaBeouf.
Har’el will be interviewed by Michael Cera about her process and unique vision, and share clips from her brand new film premiering in Tribeca’s Documentary Competition.
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Alma Harel - Filmmaker
Born and raised in Israel, Alma Har'el is a music video, commercial and film director, best known for her documentary Bombay Beach, which took the top prize at Tribeca Film Festival in 2011, received a nomination for a 2011 Independent Spirit award and has been taught in several universities, including Harvard’s Sensory Ethnography Lab and Film Center, as a genre redefining work. In her most recent music video for Sigur Rós titled 'Fjögur píanó', Har’el directed Shia Labeouf in a provocative and hypnotic dance piece. The video was applauded as a unique artistic achievement and led to their collaboration on her new film LoveTrue. Har’el is famous for her ability to artistically blur the lines between documentary and fiction, effectively utilizing choreographed dance sequences and inspired musical choices in a surreal, dream-like poetic meditation on life.
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