...More than 1000 Words

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...More Than 1000 Words
DVD cover
Directed by Solo Avital
Produced by Oliver Berben
Written by Solo Avital
Starring Ziv Koren
Music by Solo Avital
Cinematography Solo Avital
Edited by Solo Avital
Distributed by Telepool (Munich)
Release date
  • February 13, 2006 (2006-02-13)
Running time
78 min.
Country Israel
Language Hebrew
Budget US$280,000 (estimated)

...More Than 1000 Words is a documentary film written, directed, shot, and edited by Solo Avital.

The film explores the relationship between the photographer Ziv Koren and his work covering the Israel-Palestine conflict. It depicts his involvement covering various events over a two-year period up to Israel's withdrawal from Gaza. Director Solo Avital seeks to shed light on how and why a man such as Koren would leave his wife and daughter to work as a photographer in a dangerous war zone.


Awards and nominations[edit]

  • 2007 Winner, Warsaw Phoenix Award, Jewish Motifs International Film Festival (Poland)
  • 2006 Best Feature Documentary, Winnipeg International Film Festival (Canada)
  • 2006 Best Israeli Film and Best of Fest, Youngstown's Jewish Film Festival (USA)
  • Best Professional Documentary Award, REEL to REEL Film Festival (USA)
  • Margrit & Robert Mondavi Prize for Peace and Understanding, Napa Sonoma Film Festival (USA)
  • Best Feature Film Award, BRIDGE International Film Festival (Canada)
  • 2006 Best Feature Documentary Nominee, Calgary International Film Festival (Canada)
  • 2006 Best Feature Documentary Nominee, Marbella International Film Festival (Spain)
  • 2006 Best Foreign Film Award Nominee, Long Island International Film Expo (USA)
  • Best Editing Nominee, Woodstock Film Festival
  • Best Documentary Feature Nominee, Vancouver International Film Festival
  • Best Feature Documentary Nominee, Seattle International Film Festival
  • Best Social Documentary Nominee, STVF Shanghai International TV Film Festival (China)

Produced by: MOOVIE the art of entertainment GmbH

In association with: Happyzoda Films

Produced for: KESHET channel 2 broadcasting ISRAEL Telepool Munich

Sponsored by: The New Israeli Foundation for Cinema & TV

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