Eilona Ariel

Was born in Israel in 1958. She moved to New York City in 1978 and spent nine years studying and working as a musician. In 1980 she received a diploma  from the Germain School of Photography. In 1983-1984 she was the managing director of the International Production Manual -  Producer's Masterguide. She left the USA in 1987 and moved to Asia, where she spent several years. In 1995 she & Ayelet Menahemi established the production company Karuna Film for which she has produced and co-directed several documentaries, among them the award winning  “Doing Time, Doing Vipassana” (1997) which made a great impact on jail systems all over the world, and won the PASS Award of the National Council on Crime & Delinquency (USA).
Zmani (2001)
Doing Time, Doing Vipassana (1997)