ISRAELI FILM EVENING A BORROWED IDENTITY
The film is in Hebrew and Arabic, with subtitles in English.
The discussion in English will focus on how to present issues in film.
Our guest speaker and post-movie discussion moderator is Jeff Deverett (Jeff Deverett is a film and TV producer and distributor. He is a native of Toronto Canada, but now happily lives in San Diego with his wife and two youngest sons. Jeff began his film career as an Intellectual Property lawyer specializing in copyright and corporate media. He then transitioned into the Film/TV distribution business as VP of distribution at Canada’s largest media company, Astral Communications. He left Astral to assume the role of EVP Worldwide for Anchor Bay Entertainment where he set up distribution channels in Canada, the UK, Australia, and South Africa. From there he became Executive VP of distribution for HIT Entertainment where he managed the iconic preschool properties Barney, Thomas the Tank Engine, and Bob the Builder. And finally he created, ran, and ultimately sold his own media company called kaBOOM Entertainment which specialized in the production & distribution of children’s and family programming. Jeff has independently financed and produced 4 feature films and 40 half hours of television. Jeff is now President & CEO of San Diego based Deverett Media Group which produces and distributes high quality family movies and TV series. His most recent movie, Full Out, premiered on NBC in Los Angeles and San Diego and has been sold around the world to Disney and Netflix.)