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HOLLYWOOD — Super-hero producer Avi Arad bestowed “Spider-Man” cohort Laura Ziskin with the Israel Film Fest visionary award at its opening gala May 28.

Ziskin praised the festival and its founder, Meir Fenigstein, for “reminding us that we must support and nurture the Israeli film community” during the festivities at the Academy. Also on hand: former L.A. mayor Richard Riordan, Israeli helmer Erez Laufer and talkshow host Larry King. A screening of Keren Margalit‘s drama “All I’ve Got” followed the presentations.

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