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Hilarious, poignant, sexy and thought provoking (often all at once), the
shorts in this strand are as diverse as the communities they celebrate.

Films screening at this event

Black Hat

Country
USA
Year
2018
Duration
15 min

A Hassidic Jew in LA plucks up the courage to explore his hidden gay desires when his wife and kids are out of town.

Winner, Iris Prize 2019

End and Beginning

Director
Daniel Solomons
Country
UK
Year
2019
Duration
24 min

Despite enormous pressure from her Orthodox Jewish family, Emily divorced her husband and founded Gesher EU, a charity supporting those who want to leave the community. Mark is a gay rabbi who speaks candidly about his struggles to find a Jewish community that would accept him. Two moving portraits of individuals who dared to defy the norm.

Rimmer Family Home Videos: Personal Shopping

Director
Tom Joseph
Alex Eisenberg
Candy Gigi
Country
UK
Year
2019
Duration
14 min

The Rimmers are at Brent Cross for a personal shopping session for their daughter, but the family fun day at the mall does not go quite according to plan. If Sacha Baron Cohen, Matt Lucas and Ricky Gervais joined forces to create one hell of a Jewish comedy, they would probably come up with something like The Rimmers.

Rubber Dolphin

Director
Ori Aharon
Country
Israel
Year
2018
Duration
28 min

Two young men spend their first night together. Will their incredible passion develop and grow into love? A beautiful Israeli short which was screened in the Cinefondation selection at the Cannes Film Festival in 2018.

Warning: film contains scenes of sexual nature.

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