30.09. - 09.10.2021

Presenting Princess Shaw Israel 2015 | 80 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Ido Haar

Ido Haar graduated from the Sam Spiegel Film & Television School in Jerusalem and first worked as an editor. His directorial debut was in 2004 with the autobiographical documentary Melting Siberia, a film about his father who once had an important position in the Russian Red Army.

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During the day, Samantha Montgomery works in an old people's home in New Orleans and is just about able to keep a roof over her head. In the evening, the flamboyant 30-something transforms herself on her YouTube channel into Princess Shaw and sings her own songs for a few dozen followers. At the same time in a kibbutz in Israel: artist Kutiman is scouring the web for new material for his mash-ups. He's built up a reputation sampling clips of unknown musicians and reusing them in artistic arrangements. For him, Princess Shaw is a sensation. At first, he makes her the centrepiece of a composition and turns her into a YouTube star. With affection and humour, the film shows how these two cultures collide - the result is the story of a modern-day Cinderella. 
Original title: Thru You Princess
Film type: Documentary Feature
Original language: English, Hebrew
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Ido Haar
Screenplay: Ido Haar
Producer: Liran Atzmor
Director of Photography: Ido Haar
Music: Kutiman, Princess Shaw
Production Design:
Editor: Ido Haar
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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Production: Atzmor Productions
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