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Followed by a Q&A with Stav Strashko.

Attending this event

Stav Strashko

Stav, aged 26, is an Israeli actress and model. She started modelling at 16, participated in campaigns for Toyota, Diesel and Carolina Herrera and walked for fashion brands such as Moncler, DKNY, Coach and Marc Jacobs. She appeared in Elle, Vogue, and on the cover of Grazia UK. Her first leading role was in Flawless for which she was nominated for Best Actress at the Israeli Academy Awards and was the first ever transgender women to be nominated in this category.

Films screening at this event

Flawless

Director
Sharon Maymon
Tal Granit
Cast
Stav Strashko, Noam Lugasy, Netsanet Zenaneh Mekonnen, Asi Levi
Country
Germany, Israel
Year
2019
Duration
93 min

From the directors of The Farewell Party and A Matter of Size, Flawless is a moving and humorous tale of self-discovery and friendship. As the school prom nears, three best friends decide to accept a dangerous offer that will enable them to undergo plastic surgery abroad. On their journey to physical perfection, however, the girls find out that there is more to life than looks. Flawless brilliantly draws on American teen movies (think GreaseClueless or Mean Girls) while touching sensitively on current issues such as gender transition and peer pressure in the social media age.

Followed by Q&A with Stav Strashko

Nominated, Best Picture, Best Director, Best Actress (Stav Strashko), Best Supporting Actress (Assi Levy), Best Screenplay, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Art Direction, Best Music – Israeli Academy Awards 2018

Winner – Best Costume Design: Israeli Academy Awards 2018

Nominated – Best International Film: Tribeca Film Festival 2019

“The young actors give outstanding performances.” – The Jerusalem Post

 

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