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Image: Cold Frost & Sunshine, Dir. Hila Royzenman

Films screening at this event

White Eye

Director
Tomer Shushan
Country
Israel
Year
2019
Duration
20 min

A young Israeli man finds his stolen bike. It now belongs to an illegal migrant from Eritrea, who claims he lawfully bought it. The original owner’s decision could determine the fate of an entire family. Winner of the Best Short Film Award at Haifa International Film Festival 2019.

Butterflies

original title
פרפרים
Director
Yona Rozenkier
Country
Israel
Year
2019
Duration
8 min

Three family members – elderly parents and a grown son – experience a precious moment of closeness when they witness a beautiful and ephemeral natural phenomenon outside their kibbutz.

Official Competition – Cannes Film Festival 2019

Image of Victory

original title
תמונת ניצחון
Director
Adi Mishnayot
Country
Israel
Year
2019
Duration
29 min

Shortly after Israeli troops entered Gaza in July 2014, Uri, an IDF soldier, was shot and wounded. His sister Adi documented his stay in hospital that summer. Amidst the procession of celebrity entertainers and army generals who visited Uri in an attempt to distract him and his family from the pain, a sense of futility and slight absurdity takes over. Winner of the Best Documentary Short at the 2019 Jerusalem Film Festival.

Listening In

original title
המאזין
Director
Omer Sterenberg
Country
Israel
Year
2020
Duration
11 min

Serving at an IDF intelligence unit, a young Israeli soldier spends his days listening to private phone conversations of Palestinian suspects. An unexpected series of phone calls between two Palestinian gay lovers leads him on a journey of self-discovery.

Warning: Film includes explicit sexual references.

Cold Frost & Sunshine

original title
קרה וחמה
Director
Hila Royzenman
Country
Israel
Year
2019
Duration
18 min

Lonely school librarian Margherita connects with a troubled teenager through their shared love of poetry in this tender Israeli short.

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