Jacky Comforty

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Jacky Comforty is an award winning filmmaker who works in the United States, Germany, Bulgaria and Israel for 30 years. He is fluent in Bulgarian, Hebrew and German, as well as English. He specializes in documentaries, and media programs for museum exhibitions and other educational formats.

He is known in particular for programs about multiculturalism, and for his ten-title Inclusion series about people with disabilities. In addition to In the Shadow of Memory and Through a Glass, Lightly, Jacky Comforty's most recent producer/director credits include The Optimists, an independent documentary on the rescue of Bulgarian Jewry from the Holocaust; Step by Step: Heather's Story, a two-year longitudinal study of the inclusion of a little girl with Down's Syndrome into regular school/

New Day Films by Jacky Comforty

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