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Image: Ganef, Dir. Mark Rosenblatt

Films screening at this event

Ganef

Director
Mark Rosenblatt
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
14 min

London, 1962. Haunted by a dark tale from her German-born mother’s past, six-year-old Ruthie starts to suspect the family’s beloved housekeeper of stealing. Writer-director Mark Rosenblatt sensitively explores the long-lasting impact of inherited trauma.

The Eleventh Plague

Director
Joshua Rocker
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
12 min

Four generations of a close-knit British Jewish family adjust to a new reality under lockdown in this heartfelt and intimate short.

Moshe and Amira

Director
Eliot Gelberg-Wilson
Country
UK
Year
2019
Duration
14 min

Jewish Moshe and Muslim Amira are deeply in love, but will their families, who meet for the first time, and society at large, give their relationship a chance to flourish?

Sunrise Not Sunset

Director
Paul Morrison
Country
UK
Year
2018
Duration
13 min

In celebrated filmmaker Paul Morisson’s (Solomon and Gaenor) new short, an elderly Jewish couple who have been married for 60 years fight for their right to stay together.

Eshet Chayil (Woman of Valour)

Director
Dominic Davey
Cast
Aaron Vodovoz, Molly Osborne, Robert Neumark-Jones and Katie Bernstein
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
15 min

Following the loss of his son in childbirth, a religious student longs to restart his family, but in order to reconnect with his distraught wife, he will first have to acknowledge his own hidden pain. A journey of self-discovery and a study into how grief can deeply affect a relationship.

Winner – Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film 2020

Writer & Producer: Jason Collin
Director & Producer: Dominic Davey
Main Cast: Aaron Vodovoz, Molly Osborne, Robert Neumark-Jones and Katie Bernstein

The Covenant

Director
Adam Baroukh
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
10 min

Berlin, 1946. Holocaust survivor Abba Kovner is set to poison a German water-filtration plant as an act of revenge, but an unexpected encounter threatens his mission. Based on a true story, The Covenant is the new short from British director  Adam Baroukh, whose film The Outer Circle was a UK Jewish Film’s Pears Short Film Fund Winner in 2017.

Carrying the Candle

Director
Andrew Snell
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
16 min

This captivating short documentary follows the work of British artist Barbara Loftus, who paints scenes from the life of her mother’s German-Jewish family as a way of learning about, and connecting to, the relatives she did not get to know.

Jude (dir. Amos Menin)

Director
Amos Menin
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
10 min

A Holocaust survivor, who was on the last Kindertransport before the outbreak of the war, tells his grandson about the day he was torn away from his parents in this deeply personal and emotive film.

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