Ido Haar was born in 1974 in Jerasulem. His credits include two shorts, Step by Step and Tricks. His first feature-length documentary, Melting Siberia, received a Special Mention at the Jerusalem Film Festival in 2004.
Where do we draw the line between being movie watchers and empathetic human beings when viewing a documentary about the fate of someone's life? Tom Roston reflects on Lucy Walker's short documentary The Lion's Mouth Opens, premiering on HBO Documentaries.
If you ever watched House of Cards and were as riveted as I by the young skinny, hipster hacker character who looks like a member of the band The National and sits in the dark drinking wine and cracking code, and if you also thought, "I wish they'd make a movie about that guy," then here's your movie.