Jake Witzenfeld is a British film director and producer. Born and raised in Essex, England, Jake graduated from the University of Cambridge with a degree in Middle Eastern Studies in 2012. Shortly thereafter, he relocated to Tel Aviv where he discovered the story that became ORIENTED. Jake co-founded a creative agency and has launched an international production company with 10 projects in development, both documentary and scripted. ORIENTED is Jake’s debut film.
Our Voice of the Fortnight is “The Lachish Story”, a film from the Steven Spielberg Archive at Hebrew University. The film shows Moroccan immigrants’ journey from France to Israel in the early years of statehood, and the adjustment of one family to life in a moshav in the Lachish region.