Amir Bar-Lev’s directorial debut, Fighter, was named one of the top documentaries of the year by Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and The Village Voice. His second film, My Kid Could Paint That, was released internationally by Sony Pictures Classics in 2007 and was named by The London Telegraph as one of the top 100 films of all time. Bar-Lev traveled to New Orleans nine days after Hurricane Katrina served as co-producer on the resulting film, Trouble The Water, which was a 2009 Academy Award Nominee. He also directed The Tillman Story, which was released by The Weinstein Company in August of 2010. The Tillman Story was awarded the News and Documentary Emmy for Outstanding Long Form Informational Programming, and was named one of the five top documentaries in 2010 in the National Board of Review Awards.
Bar-Lev has directed two music documentaries: The Re:Generation Music Project and 12.12.12. He is beginning work on a documentary about The Grateful Dead.
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