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2017 Wine Country Film Festival

Wishmakers

Directed by Cheryl Halpern

Cinema of Conscience / United States / 2016 / Documentary / 35 mins / English, Hebrew

Plays In:
Cinema of Conscience Shorts Program

Kenwood Depot
September 22, 2017 6:45 pm

Description

Welcome to Israel’s Tulip Winery. In this film, you will see how this kibbutz (communal settlement/farm in Israel) turned into a community stronghold. The picture will introduce you to the wonderful people who started Tulip Winery as well as their extraordinary employees and a variety of individuals that the winery benefits, including the children served by the Make a Wish Foundation. Director Cheryl Halpern will show you how this world class establishment has helped to better the community by finding humanity and purpose inside oft underestimated individuals in this heartwarming short documentary.


Director's Bio

Director-Producer-Documentarian, Cheryl Halpern, is a co-founder and partner of HQ Creative LLC, an Emmy Award winning production company and branding agency serving clients around the world.  As a documentarian, Mrs. Halpern has produced several commissioned as well as independently produced documentaries. Most notably, the government of Ethiopia commissioned Mrs. Halpern and her HQ Creative LLC team to produce a memorial documentary to the late Prime Minister, Meles Zenawi. A special tribute to Prime Minister Meles Zenawi was also produced for screening at the 50th Anniversary of the African Union.

Mrs. Halpern’s independently produced documentaries have provided compelling historical and cultural information to her audiences. Her films have focused on embodying the spirit of achievement and thereby providing positive visual images and messages for all; regardless of age, gender or ethnicity.

Mrs. Halpern’s documentaries have received awards from film festivals around the world. They have been screened by colleges and universities and have been included in Museum exhibits and archive collections.



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Dates & Times

Plays In:
Cinema of Conscience Shorts Program

Kenwood Depot
September 22, 2017 6:45 pm