Official Selection Berlin Jewish Film Festival
Official Selection All Sports LA Film Festival
Official Selection Jewish Eye Film Festival (Israel)
With his title as ‘Boxing Champion of Israel’ and a one way ticket, Merhav Mohar takes off for the United States to realize his dream, of becoming boxing champion of the world. The film follows the golden boy of Israeli boxing for 5 years, from his first steps in New York, alone and confused, to his accomplishments in boxing matches, and the exclusive world championship match in Atlanta, which unexpectedly turns into a fight for life.
Writer and director of WAITING FOR GODIK – a documentary about the rise and fall of the king of musicals, Giora Godik. The film was premiered at the Jerusalem International Film Festival and was selected by several international film festivals. Ari is Graduate of Haifa University in Psychology and MA in mass communication from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. He is the producer and artistic director of the Doc Challenge annual competition in Israel. He has initiated and produced international workshops for Israeli filmmakers with Robert Mckee, Fernanda Rossi, Ivana Chubbuck and others. His professional experience includes a range of roles in electronic and printed media, such as editor and writer for major Israeli dailies, editor of cultural TV programs and programming in Docaviv Film Festival.