2021 | Documentary, Drama
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 FF
HONORABLE MENTION - FEATURE DOCUMENTARY | NEW YORK MOVIE AWARDS (US Premiere)
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
OFFICIAL SELECTION - NEAR NAZARETH FILM FESTIVAL (World Premiere)
FINALIST - GERSHMAN PHILADELPHIA JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL
'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.'
'No wonder it won so many honors.'
WELCOME TO THE INVISIBLE WORLD
MIKHA'EL is the first award-winning feature documentary about the Archangel Michael in the annals 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. Mikha'El received its world premiere at the Near Nazareth Festival in Israel.
LIMITED EDITION CD
ONLY 100 SIGNED COPIES OF
THE ORIGINAL SOUNDTRACK ALBUM
Winner Best Score | Tracks Music Awards
MIKHA'EL - The Book
MIKHA'EL - The Documentary is the full-color companion book to the first award-winning feature documentary about the Archangel Michael in the annals of cinema. An Avinu Films production featuring a large ensemble cast with multiple story lines, this book includes fascinating introductions to the film by the director and the producers, the script and its bibliography, color photographs from the documentary, the full credits list, and more. Now released, Mikha’El (2021) provides an intimate look at the archangel’s jaw-dropping exploits around the world, in particular as Taxiarchis Panormitis, the Angel of Mount Zion, and the Archangel of Monte Gargano. There is also an in-depth exploration of the unusual discovery of the centuries-old Panormitis icon by a hearing-impaired Greek Jew, in addition to Mikha’El’s vital, but oft-unrecognized, role in the salvation history of humanity.