Samuel Maoz

Samuel Maoz

Israel

Biography

Samuel Maoz was born in Tel Aviv. At 13, he received an 8mm camera, which led him to filmmaking. As a young soldier, Maoz trained as a gunner. That personal experience influenced his debut film, LEBANON, which won the Golden Lion at the 2009 Venice International Film Festival. FOXTROT, Maoz's follow-up film, has received immense international acclaim, winning eight Israeli Ophir Awards and the 2017 Venice International Film Festival's Silver Lion.

Films Selection

  • Foxtrot - 2017
  • Venice 70: Future Reloaded - 2013
  • Manybuy - 2013
  • Lebanon: the Soldier's Journey - 2009
  • Total Eclipse - 2000