Levi Zini - Documentary Director, Producer and Artistic Advisor

Levi Zini is a leading documentary filmmaker in Israel with over 40 years of creating independent films and television documentaries in a variety of genres, including art films, docu-activism, and current affair exposés. In 2009-2013, Zini served as Chief Commissioner of Israel’s premiere documentary channel - Channel 8. Zini is a recipient of a variety of awards from local and international festivals. He was awarded Israel’s Minister of Education Award for Documentary Filmmaking in 1999 and 2012. From 2015 to 2018 Zini was a board member of the Israeli Documentary Forum. Zini is also a lector and a judge for film funds and festivals. 

Levi is the co-founder and Art Director of the film Production company Doc.Films.

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Levi Zini Filmography

2020 - Peace and war
Director and producer | 87 min | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2019 - Begin; The Leadership Years
Director and producer | 3 episodes Documentary T.V. Series, 52 minutes each | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2019 - Kosher Beach
Producer and artistic advisor | directed by Karin Kainer | 62 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2017 - Yerusalem: The Return of a Lost Tribe.
Director and producer | 5 Episodes Documentary T.V. Series, 52 min. each | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2016 - Kindergarten
Producer and artistic advisor | Directed by Era and Haim Lapid | 82 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles. 

2016 - Ultra- Orthodox 3.0
Director and producer | 75 minutes |  Hebrew, English subtitles.

2015 - Once Upon a Time There Was a King
Producer and artistic advisor | Directed by Doron Djerassi | 75 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2013 - The Land Had No Rest
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew | IBA Channel 1 in collaboration with Channel 8.

2013 - Green Dreams
Director and producer | 55 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2012 - D.B.A – The Story of a Local Hero
Director and producer | 75 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles.

2011 - A, Finish Them Off
Director | 55 minutes | Hebrew

2010 - Counting Down
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

2009 - The Link
Director | 60 Episodes T.V. series | Hebrew

2009 - The Witness Protection Programme
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

2009 - Rabbi says
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

2008 - Myths et Symbols qui ont fait l'Histoire
Director | 60 minutes | Hebrew

2001-2006 - Bulldog
Director and producer | Docu-activism T.V. series | Hebrew

1999 - The Kotel is Ours
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

1998 - “Tkuma” - The Kotel and the Mountain

Director | 55 minutes | Hebrew

1996 - Anaphase; the film
Director | 60 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles.

1995 - Small Town Melodies
Director | 60 minutes | Hebrew, English subtitles.

1994 - Holy Land Jazz
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

1994 - 21 Notes on Gorodish
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

1993 - Build Your Own Home
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew

1992 - October
Director | 50 minutes | Hebrew