AP: Documentary on Israeli lawyer wins top prize at Thessaloniki Film Festival

A documentary about an Israeli human rights lawyer has won the top prize in its category at the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, AP reports. "The Advocate," a 108-minute film directed and produced by Rachel Leah Jones and Philippe Bellaiche, focuses on Lea Tsemel, who has defended Palestinians of every stripe, from protesters to known extremists, for more than 50 years. The Canadian-Israeli-Swiss production was awardedthe "Golden Alexander Award" Sunday night. RELATED TOPICS: Greece, Greek tourism news, Tourism in Greece, Greek islands, Hotels in Greece, Travel to Greece, Greek destinations , Greek travel market, Greek tourism statistics, Greek tourism report Photo Source: Wikimedia Commons License: CC-BY-SA Copyright: Michael W. Pendergrass  pixabay.com Let's block ads! (Why?)