EXCLUSIVE: WME has signed Israeli-American director Alma Har’el, the filmmaker behind titles such as LoveTrue and Bombay Beach, to its books.
Har’el is recognized for artistically blurring the lines between documentary and fiction and her first film, Bombay Beach, won best documentary at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2011, received a nomination for an Independent Spirit award and has been taught in several universities, including Harvard’s Film Center. The doc takes place on the shores of Salton Sea, one of the poorest communities in southern California, and follows the lives of three individuals who attempt to form a triangle of manhood in the various ages and guises. Bob Dylan and the band Beirut scored the film.
Her latest feature, LoveTrue, premiered at Tribeca this year and won best documentary at the Karlovy Vary Film Festival. Shia LaBeouf exec produced the film, which follows three complimentary stories that seek to demystify the fantasy of true love.
Her previous work consists of music videos and commercial campaigns for brands like Airbnb, Facebook and Stella Artois.
She will continue to be repped by Independent Talent in the UK.
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