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Born in 1973, Eran Kolirin’s feature film debut as a director, The Band’s Visit, brought him worldwide critical acclaim and over 50 prestigious awards around the globe, among them eight Ophir Awards of the Israeli Film Academy, the Un Certain Regard Jury Coup de Coeur Award in Cannes, and the European Film Discovery Award. Kolirin\’s second feature film “The Exchange” was selected for the Official Competition at the 68 th Venice Film Festival, and won several prizes worldwide including the FIPRESCI prize at the San Francisco International Film Festival. His third film, Beyond the Mountains and Hills, premiered at Cannes Official Selection – Un Certain Regard 2016 and was released to critical acclaim in Israel, and worldwide. Kolirin\’s fourth feature Let It Be Morning (2022) has premiered at Cannes Film Festival\’s Un Certain Regard competition.

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