Danny Ben-Moshe

Dr. Danny Ben-Moshe is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, academic, podcaster and author. British born and educated, he has lived in Israel but is currently based in Melbourne. Danny has made high rating documentaries for channels such as BBC, ABC and Yes (Israel), and his films have sold to major global networks including PBS and NHK. Danny’s films have featured at multiple film festivals, such as ‘Shalom Bollywood: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema’, which had its world premiere at the Mumbai International Film Festival (2017). His films have had impact screenings at the Tate Modern in London and the Israeli Knesset. Danny’s BBC Storyville documentary ‘My Mother’s Lost Children’, about Danny’s own mother, was made into the popular Audible podcast, ‘My Lost Family’ and optioned as a drama by Wall to Wall/Warner Brothers. His latest BBC Storyville documentary ‘Revenge’, about a Holocaust survivor who allegedly takes revenge on a Nazi war criminal in Australia, will be fictionalised in a novel he has been commissioned to write for HarperCollins. Danny was previously an Associate Professor at Victoria and Deakin universities in Melbourne. Among his academic publications he is the editor of the volume Israel, the Diaspora and Identity (Sussex Academic Press). Danny is a graduate in law and politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies and has a PhD in Jewish studies from the University of Melbourne.

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