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  • 16 references 14 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English, Hebrew (modern), Russian; learning Arabic (North Levantine), French, German
  • 27, Male
  • Member since 2014
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  • Hebrew University
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About Me

*I need an actor around October 2020-March 2021 for a 2 or 3 days shooting. The character in the (feature) movie is British so if you can just make this accent and you are not from the UK it will also be good.
If you come around that time to Israel I can host and feed you as long as you need if you will be ready to act for 2-3 days in my movie!

*If you are a filmmaker or any other type of "creator" and up for collaborations contact me - I am always up to collaborations!*

Overall quite positive guy, currently living in Tel Aviv originally from many cities in Israel:)
Writing a book and have plans to make a film based on it.
Get very inspired by films that have their unique atmosphere and music, or sociological/philosophical meaning.
Programmer in a neurosciense lab and learning cinema , sociology, economy (only specific topics) and philosophy at Tel Aviv University (for my book and films).
When I'm not learning/working I'm doing sports and music,
and of course hangouts on weekends with the lads
Love to talk about random meaningless things, or about serious deep shit like politics philosophy society films books sports et cetera

- Information for the host -

I am very clean, nice, super indipendened and respectfull, not noisy, don't need anything special, and vegan (in case you love to cook, maybe it's important to note, I am not sure)

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I am planning a big trip through Western and Eastern Europe and deep in Russia (yeah like Norilsk), in specific locations, for physical inspiration for my book/script

I want to meet new people from different cultures or just different perspectives and knowledge, but the main idea is just experiencing and weave good memories and relationships

Plus it will be a good idea to experience the area I am visiting through a local's point of view

Interests

  • arts
  • writing
  • architecture
  • postmodern art
  • film making
  • movies
  • music
  • alternative music
  • economics
  • neuroscience
  • philosophy
  • sociology
  • films
  • cinema
  • film
  • python
  • cooperation
  • directing
  • screenwriting
  • anarchism
  • artificial intelligence
  • post-punk
  • capitalism
  • urbanism
  • writing music
  • libertarianism
  • civil engineering
  • globalization
  • trip hop
  • postmodernism
  • writing poetry
  • stock market
  • behavioral economics
  • democratic education
  • economic democracy
  • direct democracy
  • international cooperation
  • postmodern feminism

Music, Movies, and Books

Currently very into Bossa Nova and all that Brazilian stuff like Joao Gilberto, Stan Getz, Tom Jobim and Elis Regina

Electronic music: The Prodigy, Red axes

Music: Metronomy, Angel Olsen, The Prodigy, King Krule, Jerry Paper, Connan Mockasin, Mac Demarco, La Femme,, Pixies, Radiohead, Pink Floyd, Roger Waters, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Queen, King Crimson (especially in the 80'), Talking Heads, Paul Mccartney, Alice Gold, The Bees , The Clientele, The Cure, Sex Pistols, David Bowie, Poritshead,Godspeed you black emparor, Silver Mr Zion, Set fire on flames, Modest Mouse , Ought, Pavement, BadBadNotGood (Is it Jazz too?)

some American stuff like Grant Lee Buffalo

French: Benjamin biolay, Granville,Patricia Kaas, La Femme, Serge Gainsborug, Joe Dassin, Edit Piaf, France Gall, Françoise Hardy etc

German: Grauzone, Sophie Hunger (both Switzerland) , Fehlfarben, Candelilla Die Goldenen Zitronen, Keimzeit, Die Sterne, Tocotronic,U3000, Kraftwerk etc

Israeli music: Habiluim, Luna abu nassar, Haivrit, Armon, Kaveret, HaClique, Arik Einstein, Efrat Gosh, Sheshet, Yoni Rechter, Itzhak Klepter, Greedyadam, Hila Ruach , Ruth Dolores Weiss, Teapacks (טיפקס), Hadag Nahash etc.

Russian Music: Time Machine, Alexander Gradsky, Utro, Motoroma, Buerak, Ploho, Kedr livanskiy, B2, Victor Zoy, Juri Morozov, Megapolis etc.

Romantic Music: Prokofiev, Tchaicovsky and any other Russian/Soviet composer from the 20th century

Jazz:Brazilian Jazz , Nina Simone, Ella Fitzgerald , Gary Burton, Chet Baker, BadBadNotGood (Is it Jazz too?) etc

Films: Eternal Sunshine of a Spotless Mind is my favorite of all time and forever,Lord of the Rings in the second place , others: Als wir träumten, "I Am Twenty" , Edgar's Wright and Eldar Ryazanov's films (esp. Irony of Fate and The Promised Heaven),Superbad Monty Python films,Last Year at Marienbad (You've got to watch this!), The Marriage of Maria Braun ,Goodbye Lenin!, The Lost Honour of Katharina Blum, The dreamers, Spirited away, American Beuty, Melancolia, Frances Ha, Trainspotting, Brat, Birdman, Lost in translation, Solaris, The concert, Drømmen, Walking in the streets of Moscow etc

Books: The Cacther in the Rye (fav.) and all the works of Salinger, The unbearable lightness of being, Bulgakov (esp. Heart of a Dog), Boris Vian, Kafka, Dorian Grey, Nabokov (Lolita and Mashenka) , Marcel Proust, Zizhek, Monte Cristo, Brave New World (although have big criticism towards it)

Trying to find good audiobooks of
Michel Houellebecq, if you have any, please let me know!

Some Israeli writers like Hanoch Levin, Edgar Keret and of course Eva illouz

TV Shows:Fleabag and some israeli stuff

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

Established a cooperative:)

Got stuck in the middle of a highway in Yom Kippur (a day with no cars at all , all over the country) , with broken bikes at 4 a.m, and just went home with my bikes for 6 hours .

Booked a flight 3 hours before the flight

Teach, Learn, Share

Learn German and French, Try to learn as much as I can about popular culture in the UK, France and Germany (mostly),
If you know Russian very well and can help me with analyzing some Russian poetry I am struggling with, it will be so awesome

Can- tell about history of Israel or Russia (especially if I host you :) ) share ideas and thaughts, maybe good tips for random things if you got stuck somewhere in Israel, can teach Hebrew and Russian.

What I Can Share with Hosts

My time and love, jokes, food etc.:)

Countries I’ve Visited

Bulgaria, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Spain, Switzerland

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