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Films screening at this event

Igor and the Cranes’ Journey

original title
איגור ומסע העגורים
Director
Evgeny Ruman
Country
Israel, Poland, Russia
Year
2012
Duration
90 min

A charming fable about migration and the meaning of home.

11-year old Igor moves from Russia to Israel when his mother, a divorcee, gets a new job. Unsettled by his new situation, Igor feels abandoned by his father, an ornithologist, who is following the migration of cranes from Russia to Africa.

Every year, thousands of cranes visit Israel on their perilous journey south meanwhile Igor and his father are reunited in their search for Karl, a crane they started tracking as a hatchling.

A touching fable, Igor & The Cranes’ Journey addresses the plight of children in divorced families, the struggles faced by migrants and, ultimately, our adaptability to change.

 

Auschwitz on My Mind (short)

Director
Assaf Machnes
Country
Israel, Poland, UK
Year
2013
Duration
16 min

The journey of an Israeli teenager trying to find love while travelling with his school through the death camps in Poland.