Tel-Aviv, Israel
Amnon, 30
Filmmaker, Founder of Yafo Creative
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a bit about Amnon

What are you working on these days?

Some commercial film work, music videos and creative productions of different sorts.

What drives you mad these days?

Television, news and Reality TV culture.

What makes you happy?

Small, spontaneous and unexpected moments.

When was the last time you cried?

Fairly recent

What’s your latest musical obsession?

Flora

What was the last movie you watched? Was it any good?

The Party - Very smart little movie

When it’s time for a new wardrobe, where do you go?

I get sick when walking into malls so I try to stick with small shops and local designs.

What’s your go-to café in Tel Aviv – to meet a friend or use as your base for all your meetings?

Shaffa café/Bar is a nice place for meetings. Easy going and good for different kinds of rendezvous. Good for coffee and for drinks.

Where’s your favorite street or neighborhood to wander in Tel Aviv, the street or neighborhood that you won’t mind taking a detour for, just to walk through it?

Ajami neighbourhood in Jaffa for the architecture, beach and vibe or the Levinski Market area for the delis and community.

What’s the thing you LOVE to do in Tel Aviv but never actually do?

Play beach volleyball…

Who’s your hero (dead or alive) and where would you take them to show them a good time?

I would take Jon Cassavetes and Martin Buber to a night at Anna Loulou.

What would make a perfect day in the sun for you?

Chill at Midron park in Jaffa with some picnic supplies and good friends.

If it’s been raining outside for days and you’re sick of staying at home – where would you go?

Imperial bar – amazing cocktails on happy hour between 18.00-20.00. Cocktails are better with stormy weather.

What’s that place in Tel Aviv that you feel like only you know about? Where’s your secret spot and what make it special for you?

If I write it here it won't be so secret any more.

If tomorrow was your last day in Tel Aviv before you left for good, how and where would you spend it?

I would organise an event at Yafo Creative and invite all my friends to cook, mix, eat, drink and play music.

Given the choice, mayor of which neighborhood would you be?

Jaffa.

What’s the place in Tel Aviv (or places) you’ll never be caught dead in?

North Tel Aviv!

What’s the thing you love doing that isn’t work, relationship or family related?

Watching movies.

When you feel like going on a night out, what’s the first place that you usually consider going to and why?

Anna Loulou. It’s close and always surprising.

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