The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films

A documentary about two Israeli-born cousins, Menahem Golan and Yoram Globus, who in pursuit of the American Dream turned the Hollywood power structure upside down, producing over 300 films and becoming the most powerful independent film company in the world. Up close and personal, the film examines the complex relationship between two contradictory personalities whose combined force fueled their success and eventual collapse.

Year:
2014
Length:
88 minutes
Country:
Director:
Hilla Medalia
Poster for The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films

Shown at

  1. 15th Festival of Israeli Cinema in Paris - 2015
  2. 18th CAJE Miami Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  3. 19th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  4. 23rd Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  5. 25th Annual San Diego Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  6. 25th Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  7. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  8. Boulder Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  9. JFilm Festival (Pittsburgh) - 2015
  10. Nashville Jewish Film Festival - 2014
  11. New York Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  12. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  13. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  14. Westchester Jewish Film Festival - 2015

2 Responses

  1. jewishfilmfests says:

    When the Go-Go Boys ruled Hollywood and the world

    Israeli cousins Menachem Golan and Yoram Globus, subjects of Hilla Medalia’s “The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films,” screening at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, brought a dream of a filmmaking empire to America. Successful in their homeland, they aimed to become genuine Hollywood moguls. After buying Cannon Films in 1979, for a while, they were.

    http://www.sfgate.com/movies/article/When-Cannon-Pictures-and-the-Go-Go-Boys-ruled-6397047.php

  2. jewishfilmfests says:

    The rise and fall of Israel’s ‘B’-movie moguls

    Hilla Medalia’s documentary “The Go-Go Boys: The Inside Story of Cannon Films,” which will screen at four venues during the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, presents the careers of Golan and Globus as the perfect — and perfectly flawed — combination of movie love and shoot-from-the-hip decision-making.

    http://www.jweekly.com/article/full/75151/the-rise-and-fall-of-israels-b-movie-moguls/

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