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A presentation ceremony of the documentary film "The Tears of the Prophet Jeremiah" was held on December 4 in Israel within the frame of the “Near Nazareth International” Film Festival, which was directed by Rufat Asadov and Vusal Nazimoglu.
Axar.az reports, director of the film festival Liliya Berman, the leadership of Israel-Azerbaijan International Association, as well as other officials attended at the ceremony.
The film produced by “Picmus Production” (Azerbaijan) and “Israeli-Azerbaijani Association” (Israel) was held in the different countries - Israel, US, Germany, and Azerbaijan.
The film is about the life of the Mountain Jews, who were born in Azerbaijan and now live in different countries of the world.
After the demonstrating of the film, which was greatly respected by onlookers, the directors and creative staff of the screen-shooting studio were awarded prizes.
Rufat Asadov said in the statement to Teleqraf.com that the purpose of filming an 84-minute full-length documentary consisting of the demonstration of the existence of a tolerant environment in Azerbaijan, as well as demonstrating to the world that their living at the equal religious confessions and peaceful environment.
"The screen work about Azerbaijani Mountain Jews living abroad is a very sensitive project. The Mountain Jews, whose said opinion in the film, have described Azerbaijan as a country where there was no anti-Semitism and said that they did not face any problems with the Jewish identity. In short, all the heroes of the film expressed to the world themselves love for Azerbaijan where they were born."
The director also expressed gratitude to those who supported this project in Azerbaijan as well as in Israel:
"We began this project together with Vusal Nazimoglu. On behalf of myself and Vusal Nazimoglu, I express my thankfulness to the friends who support this film and suffer in this project. "
2018.12.06 / 15:28