Israeli Early Cinema

In memory of Jospeh Halachmi (1933-2019), Founder & Film historian


קורות חיים של יוצרים והעושים במלאכת הקולנוע הישראלי, הארץ ישראלי והעולמי - בכלל זה בימאים, מפיקים, צלמים, שחקנים, אנשי עסקים ופעילי ציבור שתרמו לעשייה הקולנועית בישראל ובעולם.

מערכת אתר בית הסרט העברי, תשמח לקבל הפניות והמלצות לפרסום.

Tribute to Joseph Halachmi

Dear friends of Domitor,

I am deeply saddened to inform you that last week, on the eve of the Jewish New Year, Israeli early cinema historian Joseph (Yossi) Halachmi passed away at the age of 86.

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Joseph Halachmi dies at 86

יוסי הלחמיFounder of Filmography 'Israeli Early Cinema' website, Jospeh Halachmi dies at the age of 86.

Film historian, writer, poet, Film & TV director and "Haagan" veteran was born in 1933 and was a foundig member of "Israeli Eductional Television" and saw his life mission in preserving history of early history of Jewish cinema.

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Antti Alanen

Antti AlanenAntti Alanen (born 1955) is a film programmer at the Helsinki cinematheque (National Audiovisual Institute / Finland) and historian. He has been the programmer at the Helsinki cinematheque since 1985, programming for Cinema Orion. In 2019 the cinematheque is moving to Kino Regina at the new Central Library.

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Joseph Halachmi

Joseph Halachmi a retired film & tv director - producer and now a world renowed film & cinema hostorian with an Israeli Early Cinema speciality.

Halachmi is the son of early israely film director Chaim Halachmi & acctress Dvora Halachmi.

Film & TV Director-Producer
Israeli Film Historian & Researcher
Israeli Educational Television (Retired)

Born April - 1933, Died September - 2019

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Haim Halachmi

Haim Halachmi is considered first film director in the Yishuv (pre Israel Jewish community in Palestine).

haim halachmmiHalachmi was also a film producer, theater actor & owner of film production companies. Between his films are the first ever Israeli plotted full-length drama movie filmed in Israel "Oded Hanoded", produced & filmed on 1932 and the "Va'Yehi Be'May" Comedy, also from 1932 (Both film, silent films).

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Vittorio Martinelli - Film historian (1926-2008)

Martinelli VitorioIn loving memory of Vittorio Martinelli.

On the night between April 7 and 8 Vittorio Martinelli passed away in Bologna. His death leaves a huge void among all those who knew him as both a brilliant man and historian.

His unconventional way of looking at cinema and his ability to discover archive rarities, his astounding knowledge of the Seventh Art made him a world-wide famous and acclaimed historian.

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