The Israelis and Palestinians are about to join forces in arare alliance, on a project entitled Greenhouse, whose purpose is to train andcoach promising documentary filmmakers in the Mediterranean region. Originally initiated by David Fisher at theNew Foundation for Cinema and Television (NFCT) in Tel Aviv, and Adam Zouabi, the head of the RamallahFilm Institute, Greenhouse partners also include the Association of DocumentaryFilmmakers in
Greenhouse intends to offer a series of tuition seminars,due to take place around the
Among the first to be drafted as members of the HonoraryBoard of Directors are film directors Theo Angelopoulos, IstvanSzabo and Michael Radford, documentaristNick Broomfield and producer Nik Powell, the head ofthe NFTS London. Greenhouse will be officially unveiled at a press conferencedue to take place on February 15, at the Berlin Film Festival.