Films screening at this event

The Cakemaker

original title
האופה מברלין , Der Kuchenmacher
Director
Ofir Raul Graizer
Cast
Zohar Shtrauss, Sarah Adler, Tim Kalkhof
Country
Germany, Israel
Year
2017
Duration
104 min

“A tender, tactile and just-sweet-enough story of hidden love, challenged faith and unwittingly shared grief that marks an auspicious feature debut for Israeli writer-director Ofir Raul Graizer.” Variety

During one of his many business trips to Berlin, Israeli Oren visits a café and falls instantly in love – both with its cakes and with Thomas, the baker who makes them. The two start a secret affair, which ends abruptly when Oren dies in a car crash in Jerusalem. Grief-stricken, Thomas travels to Jerusalem, and starts working at a local café, owned by Oren’s widow, who is oblivious to the real reason that brought Thomas to her. An impressive feature from first time director Ofir Raul Graizer.

Winner – Jerusalem Film Festival 2017

The screening on 18th November will be followed by a Q&A with the director Ofir Rail Graizer, actress Sarah Adler and producer Itai Tamir. Chaired by writer and broadcaster Jason Solomons.

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