Joel Silberg

Film Director / Screenwriter | * 03/30/1927 († 85, 02/18/2013) | Tel Aviv (Israel)
Joel Silberg (Hebrew: יואל זילברג; March 30, 1927 – February 18, 2013) was a film, television and stage director and screenwriter in Israel and the United States. He made films in Israel including so-called Bourekas films. He then directed films in the U.S. during the 1980s, including Breakin' and Lambada. Both have been described as exploitation films. In 2008 he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Israel Film Academy. ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Comedies | Romance / Love

Known for these Movies & Shows

Awards & Nominations for Joel Silberg

Ophir Award for Lifetime Achievement
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Movies with Joel Silberg as Crew(23)

Directing/Director1993 Prison Heat
Directing/Director1990 Lambada
Writing/Story1990 Lambada
Writing/Screenplay1990 Lambada
Directing/Director1987 Catch the Heat
Directing/Director1986 Bad Guys
Directing/Director1985 Rappin
Directing/Director1984 Breakin'
Directing/Director1983 Kuni Leml in Cairo
Writing/Writer1983 Kuni Leml in Cairo
Directing/Director1982 The secret of yolanda
Directing/Director1981 New Wave Lovers
Directing/Director1980 My Mother the General
Directing/Director1979 Marriage Tel Aviv Style
Writing/Writer1979 Marriage Tel Aviv Style
Directing/Director1978 Millionaire in Trouble
Writing/Writer1978 Millionaire in Trouble
Directing/Director1977 הרשלה
Directing/Director1973 Marriage Games
Writing/Writer1973 Kazablan
Directing/Director1971 Hasamba
Directing/Director1962 The True Story of Palestine
Directing/First Assistant Director1961 The Best of Enemies

TV Shows/Series with Joel Silberg as Crew(2)

Directing/Director1995 Ramat Aviv Gimmel
Creator/Creator1995 Ramat Aviv Gimmel

Full Name: Joel Silberg
Citizenship: Israel
Born: Wednesday, 03/30 1927 (March) in Tel Aviv (Israel)
Died: Monday, 02/18 2013 (February) in Tel Aviv (aged: 85)
Zodiac sign: Aries (Chinese zodiac sign: Rabbit)
Other names for Joel Silberg (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Yoel Silberg"
Joel Silberg frequently works together with these people:
Menahem Golan (7x, Crew)
Yoram Globus (6x, Crew)
David Gurfinkel (3x, Crew)
Arieh Elias (2x, Actor)
Hana Laslo (2x, Actress)
Adolfo Quinones (2x, Actor)
Mike Burstyn (2x, Cast)
Gary Malkin (2x, Crew)
Gideon Singer (2x, Actor)
Michael Boyd (2x, Crew)
Noa Lavi (1x, Cast)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:356988, Added: 08/15/2018, Last updated: 01/26/2024