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Image: The Schnoz, Dir. Justine Priestly

Films screening at this event

Jude (dir. Helen Benigson)

Director
Helen Benigson
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
25 min

Born in Leeds into an Orthodox family and coerced into marriage at a young age, Jude has bravely transformed in recent years from a Jewish Rebbetzin to a single, non-binary person. Here they speak candidly about their religious, gender and sexual identities.

Snapshots

Director
Phoebe Barran
Country
UK
Year
2001
Duration
14 min

Three funny and surprising tales from the inside of a photo booth are featured in this British quirky short, starring Jewish actor Paul Kaye (Games of Thrones) and co-directed by Jewish filmmaker Lliana Bird.

Down

Director
Garry Crystal
Country
UK
Year
2019
Duration
12 min

Two strangers trapped in a lift find reasons to keep on living in this gory yet hilarious contemplation on life and death, starring Amanda Donohoe, James Eeles and Paul Barber.

Gentle

Director
Josh Green
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
9 min

Jewish matriarch Carol struggles to warm up to her beloved son Alex’s new non-Jewish girlfriend Amy over a Friday night dinner from hell.

The Schnoz

Director
Justine Priestley
Cast
Maureen Lipman, Sophie Shad, Helen Lederer
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
12 min

When Lydia’s grandma gives her a cheque for a nose job for her 21st birthday, it feels like a dream come true. That is, until she finds herself face to face with the ghost of her great grandmother, whose nose she has inherited.

Winner – Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film 2020

Director: Justine Priestley
Writer: Sophie Shad
Co-producers: Dalton Deverell & Sophie Shad
Director of Photography: Alana Mejia Gonzalez

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