Originally from Toronto, Canada, David Sheen is an independent journalist and filmmaker living in Dimona, Israel. Sheen began blogging when he first moved to Israel in 1999 and went on to work as a reporter and editor at the Israeli daily newspaper, Haaretz. His full-length documentary on ecological architecture, “First Earth,” was translated into a dozen languages and published by PM Press in 2010. Later that year, Sheen also gave a TEDx talk on the film’s subject matter in Johannesburg, South Africa. He is currently writing a book about the struggles and experiences of African immigrants in Israel.