Lisner’s directorial debut film Hannah Rosenthal up for Best Jewish film in Spain
Hannah is a woman intellectually challenged living with her ailing Mother Miriam, a traditional Jewish woman. Hannah meets talented artist Patrick, also intellectually challenged, and a romance starts to blossom. It is a complex story with a twist. Hannah is a semi finalist at the Near Nazareth, Semi Finalist LACine Fest, Winner of the Gold Kahuna award for best short film at the Honolulu Internationals. Hannah has been selected for Girona Film festival in Spain for best Jewish film. Lisner will be flying over for the event next month.
Filming with business partner Derek Erskine is the feature Heart of Fury. Based on the last few years of Lord Byron’s life. It is written by Erskine who will direct and play the warrior/poet Byron. Lisner will play Italian Margarita Cogni. The cast includes Don Bridges, Loraine Fabb, Nicole Edwards, Vanessa Molzen, George Donikian, Antonios Baxevandis, John McCullough, Mardi Edge, Albert Goikhman, Jana Wilkes, Georgia Chrysostomou, and Clara Pagone.