In The Name of The Daughter

A touching and fascinating thriller/drama which unfolds the horrifying story of Dror Bar-El, a father who has lost his daughter in a terrorist attack and embarks on an uncompromising quest in order to prevent the expected release of her murderer from prison. This quest will confront him with his most profound values and beliefs, while threatening to cross the fine line between serving justice and blind revenge.

Be sure to watch our recorded Q&A below.

Runtime: 39 minutes

Director: Liran Shitrit

You may participate in this event either virtually (online) or there are a limited number of seats for in-person attendance.

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In the Name of the Daughter trailer

On March 27 at 2PM Central time, we had a panel discussion about the film with the writer/producer/director Liran Shitrit; OneVoice Movement US Outreach Director Ezzeldeen Masri; Noa International Film Marketing CEO Noa Cacharel; and AJFF Director David Finkel. Watch below.

Liran Shitrit wrote, produced, and directed In the Name of the Daughter as his debut film. 

He has always been captivated by the timeless magic of cinema and boldly decided to turn his passion into a profession by studying film at the Minshar School of Art in Tel Aviv, Israel. 

He is in post production on Burning, his feature length film directorial debut.

Ezzeldeen Masri was born in Gaza City in 1971. He completed his Bachelor’s in Political Science and Criminal Justice at Northeastern Illinois University and his Master’s in International Relations with a specialization in conflict resolution.

Ezz worked at the American International School in Gaza, as a social studies teacher and head of the upper school. In November 2006, he opened OneVoice Palestine-Gaza office and was appointed as the Executive Director.

He returned to the United States in 2015 and is currently the US Outreach Director for OneVoice. In 2014, Ezz was featured in the New York Times for his work.

Noa Cacharel is founder & CEO of NOA – International Film Marketing. She is a graduate of MEGA PLUS – European Master in Audiovisual Management, the flagship program of the MEDIA – Business School for Audiovisual Management which was funded by the European Union.

She lectures in varied film schools and provides soon-to-be graduates and alumni invaluable knowledge and practical tools which help them succeed as filmmakers and launch an international career.

In the Name of the Daughter panel discussion.