Cinema City 2013.
Born in Jerusalem (1954), raised in the USA, Canada and Brazil, Riklis graduated from The National Film School, Beaconsfield, England in 1982. Eran Riklis is one of Israel’s leading film makers. His films nclude The Syrian Bride (2004), winner of 18 international awards, released world wide, Cup Final (1991, presented in Venice and Berlin and in numerous other festivals), Zohar (1993, the biggest Israeli box-office success of the ‘90s), Temptation (2002, based on an Israeli bestseller), the nostalgic, rock & roll film Vulcan Junction (2000) and his first film On a Clear Day You Can See Damascus (1984). Riklis directed and produced many TV films, major series and documentaries, including Room Service, The Truck, Cause of Death: Murder, Me and My Family, Lucky, Lethal Money, The Poetics of the Masses, Borders and more. He also produced films such as Three Mothers, Burning Mooki, Until Tomorrow Comes and more. Married to Dina (a filmmaker too), father of Tammy (a committed journalist) and Jonathan (a jazz pianist), lives in Tel Aviv.
B’Yom Bahir Ro’im et Damashek (1984) • Gmar Gavi’a (1992) • Zohar (1993) • Straight Ve-La’inyan (TV series, 1993) • Sipurey Efraim (TV series, 1995) • Volcano Junction (1999) • Vegvul Natan (doc. 2002) • Ha-Masa’it (TV series, 2002) • Pituy (2002) • The Syrian Bride (2004) • Lemon Tree (2008) • Fime Men and a Wedding (TV series, 2008) • The Human Resources Manager (2010) • A Soldier and a Boy (short, 2011) • Playoff (2011) • Zaytoun (2012) • Dancing Arabs (2013)