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Uri Fruchtmann (born 1955) is an Israeli human rights activist, film producer and director.[1][2][3][4][5]



He serves as the non-executive Director of Ealing Studios and co-founder of Fragile Films, an independent film production company based in the United Kingdom.[3]

Board membershipsEdit

Fruchtmann has served on the boards of several charities. In 2008 he co-founded the UK human rights charity Videre Est Credere (Latin for "To see is to believe").[6] Videre describes itself as "give[ing] local activists the equipment, training and support needed to safely capture compelling video evidence of human rights violations. This captured footage is verified, analysed and then distributed to those who can create change." Fruchtmann is currently the Chairman of the Board along with film-maker Terry Gilliam, Executive Director of Greenpeace UK John Sauven and music producer Brian Eno.[7][5][8]

Personal lifeEdit

Fruchtmann was Scottish singer Annie Lennox's second husband.[9] They have two daughters, Lola and Tali.[10][11][12]


As a producerEdit

As a directorEdit

  • Stir it up (1994).[1]
  • The Atlantic Records Story (1994).[1]


  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p "Uri Fruchtmann". IMDb. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Uri Fruchtmann". Yahoo Movies. Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  3. ^ a b "Uri Fruchtmann: Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Retrieved 10 August 2015.
  4. ^ The New York Times
  5. ^ a b Astrid Zweynert, Secretive human rights group fights abuses with military-style precision, Reuters, April 15, 2016
  6. ^ UK Charity Commission, UK Charity Commission Report on Videre, UK Charity Commission, July 23, 2013
  7. ^ Videre Est Credere, Videre Website, Videre Est Credere, July 23, 2013
  8. ^ Jo Lateau, And finally: Uri Fruchtmann, New Internationalist, May 1, 2014
  9. ^ Neil McCormick, The sadness that rekindled Annie's flame, The Daily Telegraph, September 06, 2003
  10. ^ Barbara Frigerio, Young fashion icon, glamorous model, aspiring singer. Lola loves art, fashion and music, just like her mother, Vogue, 03/02/2010
  11. ^ Martin Delgado, Hand in hand... Annie Lennox and her sweet dreamboat take a stroll near her London home, The Daily Mail, July 03, 2011
  12. ^ Justin Ravitz, Annie Lennox Weds for Third Time, Us Weekly, September 18, 2012