2021 | Documentary, Drama
'Mikha'El is heart-touching.'
'A masterpiece, each detail has a meaning.'
'This documentary is amazing and inspiring.'
'A very original film.'
'An epic feat of producing, with a truly beautiful score.'
WELCOME TO THE INVISIBLE WORLD
MIKHA'EL is the first award-winning feature documentary about the Archangel Michael in the history of cinema. An Avinu Films production featuring a large ensemble cast with multiple story lines, this film looks at Mikha'El's ongoing and jaw-dropping exploits around the world, particularly as Taxiarchis Panormitis, the Angel of Mount Zion, and the Archangel of Monte Gargano. It also looks at the unusual discovery of the Panormitis icon by a hearing-impaired Greek Jew. Languages used include English, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, and Latin. The film has been shot on location in France, Greece, Italy, Jerusalem, Malta, Poland, Ukraine, and the USA. The documentary is now available by streaming on iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, Vimeo, Chromecast.
WINNER - EUROPEAN BEST DOCUMENTARY AWARD | BRITTANY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (French Premiere)
WINNER - BEST DIRECTOR | L'AGE D'OR INTERNATIONAL ARTHOUSE FILM FESTIVAL (Indian Premiere)
WINNER - BEST DOCUMENTARY DIRECTOR | GREAT MESSAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER - BEST SCORE | TRACKS MUSIC AWARDS
WINNER - AWARD OF RECOGNITION - ORIGINAL FILM SCORE | THE IMPACT DOCS AWARDS
WINNER - BRONZE MEDAL - ORIGINAL SCORE | GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS - BEST DOCUMENTARY / BEST FILM SCORE | L'AGE D'OR INTERNATIONAL ARTHOUSE FILM FESTIVAL
HONORABLE MENTION - FEATURE DOCUMENTARY | NEW YORK MOVIE AWARDS
HONORABLE MENTION - FEATURE DOCUMENTARY | SANCTUARY INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Australian Premiere)
NOMINEE - BEST FEATURE FILM | APORIA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL (Korean Premiere)
NOMINEE - BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | INTERNATIONAL SOUND AND FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL (Croatian Premiere)
NOMINEE - BEST COMPOSER | PARIS ART AND MOVIE AWARDS
NOMINEE - BEST DIRECTOR | PIGEON D'OR AWARDS
Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
WINNER BEST SCORE | 2021 TRACKS MUSIC AWARDS
WINNER AWARD OF RECOGNITION ORIGINAL SCORE | THE IMPACT DOCS AWARDS
OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD | L'AGE D'OR ARTHOUSE FILM FESTIVAL
WINNER BRONZE MEDAL ORIGINAL SCORE | GLOBAL MUSIC AWARDS
NOMINEE BEST ORIGINAL SCORE | INTERNATIONAL SOUND AND FILM MUSIC FESTIVAL
NOMINEE BEST COMPOSER | PARIS ART AND MOVIE AWARDS
Composer: Marcelle Abela
Additional Music: Peter Cavallo
Cello Solo: Angelo Maria Santisi
Mixing and Mastering: Childeric Legrain
Released: November 7, 2020
Label: Avinu Films