Israeli Film Directors | Ada Ushpiz

Director & Producer
Ada Ushpiz is a director and producer of documentary films. Her films include: Blood Engagement, Detained, Not As Lambs to the Slaughter. Ushpiz was a journalist for "Ha'Aretz" newspaper for thirty-two years. She holds a Bachelor's Degree in philosophy and literature, and a Masters Degree in Film, as well as a doctarate in History.

 In 2009, she was invited with her film Desert Brides as a guest for the festivals: Leipzig, Tartu, Femina Brazil, SFJFF, Other Israel and Beeld for Beeld.

Selected Filmography:
Desert Brides, 2008, 90 min
First Prize, Docaviv 2008
First Prize, Israel Women Film Festival 2008
Best Photography, Israeli Academy Documentary Awards 2008

Blood Engagement, 2004, 90 min
Docfestival Munchen 2004
Astra International Film Festival 2004

Detained, 2001, 90 min
The Golden Dove Leipzig International Film Festival, Germany, 2001
Best Film Award Leipzig International Film Festival, Germany, 2001
Honorable Mention Jerusalem International FF (Wolgin Award)2001
Audience Award Vesoul Asian International Film Festival, France, 2002
Special Mention Lisbon International Documentary FF, Portugal, 2002