Documentary About NIF Grantee Wins Prize at Jerusalem Film Festival

23 July 2015

Hotline, Silvina Landsmann’s documentary about NIF grantee Hotline for Refugees and Migrants, won the Van Leer Award for Best Documentary at the Jerusalem Film Festival last week.

The festival’s jury congratulated the film for its “impressive achievement in exposing the complexity of current human rights politics in Israel.” The award comes with a $7,900 (ILS 30,000) prize.

The Hotline for Refugees and Migrants was founded in 1998 as a non-partisan, organization dedicated to defending the rights of migrants and refugees in Israel and combating human trafficking.