Beth Toni Kruvant

Montclair, New Jersey, United States


 Beth Toni Kruvant, Producer/Director/Writer 

This is Beth Kruvant's third documentary. Her first documentary, Born in Buenos Aires (40 min rt) is about the Argentine Jewish community during the political and fiscal crisis of 2001. The documentary won the Directors Award at the Detroit Jewish Film Festival and appeared on cable television. The film was the center of a panel discussion including the Argentine Ambassador to the United States at the Washington Jewish Film Series. It is being distributed by the National Center for Jewish Film. Kruvant’s second film, The Right To Be Wrong (55 min rt), was featured on PBS affiliates nationwide. It is being distributed by National Film Network in conjunction with NETA, a subsidiary of public television. The film chronicles an Israeli and Palestinian friendship that brought their “peace party” from Israel to Kansas City. Kruvant practiced civil and criminal litigation law for twenty years in New Jersey before creating Good Footage Productions, Inc. a charitable organization, formed to produce documentary films that raise awareness on communities in crisis. Its newest film, Heart of Stone focuses on the crisis in education in Newark, NJ as an example for the entire nation. Its newest film, Heart of Stone has since won a string of awards since its premiere: Slamdance Film Festival : Audience Award Cinequest Film Festival: Jury Award for Best Documentary Cinequest Film Festival: Kaiser Permanente Thrive Award Philadelphia Film Festival: Best Feature Film NJ International Film Festival: Best Documentary Urban Suburban Film Festival: Best Documentary