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PICTURE OF HIS LIFE wins Special Jury Award
Feb 2021. PICTURE OF HIS LIFE continues to win awards at festivals across the country! The Frozen River Film Festival has presented the Yonaton Nir/Dani Menkin documentary with it's Special Jury Award.
Jewish Journal interviews Dani Menkin about AULCIE
"In a time when opinions and actions are highly politicized and divided, Menkin said he thinks it’s the perfect time to remind people of the strong relationship between Black people and Jewish people by sharing Perry’s “wonderful love story with Israel.” "
- Erin Ben Moche, The Jewish Journal
Hey Jude Productions
Hey Jude Productions is a Los Angeles based international film production company, dedicated to telling positive, entertaining and inspiring stories, to better the world.
Created by Israeli Academy Award Winner writer/director Dani Menkin, Hey Jude Productions’ multi-award-winning films have been seen around the globe.
Dani Menkin is a an Israeli-American Writer, Director and producer, currently living in Los Angeles. He has been making films since 2005. His first documentary was HBO's 39 Pounds of Love. Hey Jude Productions’ multi-award-winning films have been seen around the globe.
Menkin is availabe for Speaking Engagments, on-line sceenings and Q&A, as well as workshops and seminars.
On The Map
“On The Map” tells the story of ’77 team, the one that brought the first European Cup to Israel and became “The Team of the Nation”.
Featuring interviews with the Jewish American athletes who made history, “On the Map” combines the pulse pounding action of a high-stakes game with an incendiary political situation at the height of the Cold War to deliver a film that honors Israeli heroes, mesmerizes fans of the game and captures the spirit of a nation triumphant and victorious against all odds
Picture of his Life
Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all times. He has swam with and photographed Anacondas, Giant Leopard Seals, Great White Sharks, Orcas and Crocodiles, but Now, at the age of 65, he is about to face his ultimate challenge: to swim, face face, unprotected with A Polar Bear.
While he is on this journey to the Canadian high Arctic, he will also have to deal with an old and painful memory….
Aulcie - Coming soon
Aulcie Perry, an African American, from the violence-filled streets of Newark, NJ finds his glory in leading Israel’s Maccabi basketball team to European championship, only to fall to drugs and jail time before his redemption and search for his biological daughter.
39 Pounds of love
This is the story of Ami, a man who while unable to move any part of his body, still manages to move each and every one of us, as he teaches us a part of life’s intimate dance
Je T’aime – I Love You
The film follows Ben, who is traveling from Israel to New York to marry his girlfriend but misses his connection in Prague. There he meets Emma, an attractive free spirited girl. During the next 24 hours a friendship develops between the two and they find themselves reconsidering their original travel plans and re-evaluating their lives and relationships
Is that you?
“Is That You?” Is an Israeli Academy Award Wining film. Staring the renown Alon Aboutboul (London Has Fallen, Dark Knight Rises) as Ronnie, a 60 years old man looking for his old time ex girl friend in up state New York.
The film is a lovely bitter-sweet journey about the Road Not Taken In Life.
Morad disconnects himself from people, following a violent attack he experiences. His father takes him to be treated by dolphins in the Red sea. Morad starts speaking again after months of silence, but erases his past and refuses to go back home