Meni Philip


Meni Philip
Biography:
Meni Philip was born in Israel to a Jewish ultra-orthodox family. In 1995 he became a Hassidic musician, building a successful career that won him several awards. In 2001, he left the ultra-orthodox community and became secular, thus having no option but to give up his musical career. In 2004, he started film studies. In 2007, his autobiographical 60’ documentary Let There Be Light was acclaimed by the critics. In 2009, Meni completed the short film Sinneras his graduation project.
Currently Meni Philip has received funding from two prestigious Israeli film foundations to work on the script of his debut film.

Filmography:
Let There Be Light (2007)
Yaeli’s Wedding (2006)
Uri (2005)