Greenhouse Retrospective at the Jacob Burn Film Center in NYC!

The first-ever retrospective of Greenhouse films, which took place at the beginning of May 2015 at the Jacob Burns Film Center theaters, came to a successful end on May 6


The acclaimed IDFA Feature length competition film, "Those Who Said No" (Iran) by Nima Sarvestani, opened the retrospective.
The film, along with a brief presentation of Greenhouse's activities was introduced by the Greenhouse team in attendance - Greenhouse Director, Sigal Yehuda; NFCT Executive Director, Dorit Inbar; and Greenhouse partner and mentor, Bruni Burres .

The Jacob Burns Film Center awarded Greenhouse past graduate Sarra Abidi, a one month residency to edit her project "The Dead Can't Vote", which was developed through Greenhouse.

Past graduate, Yael Reuveny, was also in residence during the retrospective with her film "Farewell Herr Schwarz" and held a Q&A session with Steve Apkon, JBFC's founder, and Sigal Yehuda, Greenhouse Director.

3 filmmakers from the Greenhouse Program attended this year's prestigious Tribeca Film Festival thanks to collaboration with the Tribeca Film InstituteChicken & Egg Pictures and The Jacob Burns Film Center Media Arts Lab: Burcu Melekoglu and Vuslat Karan with their project "Blue ID", and Sarra Abidi, with her project "The Dead Can't Vote".

The Selected filmmakers enjoyed advanced story development and pitching training, with tailored mentorship from the Chicken & Egg pictures and Greenhouse teams. They also received as guidance from industry leaders, while partaking in meetings with the most relevant resources at the Tribeca Film Institute Industry Meetings.