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Image: The Woman Who Heard Too Much, Dir. Danielle Durschlag

Films screening at this event

Kosher

original title
כשר
Director
Gideon Imagor
Country
Israel
Year
2020
Duration
13 min

Feeling oppressed and humiliated during her monthly purity immersion in the Mikveh, a young Orthodox woman yearns to break from her community’s expectations and rituals.

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

Eleanor of Illinois

Director
Danielle Durchslag
Country
USA
Year
2019
Duration
6 min

Broadway legend Judy Kuhn channels Katharine Hepburn’s Eleanor of Aquitaine from The Lion in Winter, but as an imperious Jewish mother.

Prologue

Director
Shiri Kuban
Country
Israel
Year
2020
Duration
9 min

A young woman tries to break up with her abusive partner in this powerful and unsettling Israeli short.

Alina

Director
Rami Kodeih
Country
USA
Year
2019
Duration
25 min

Warsaw ghetto, 1942. As Nazi soldiers brutally separate children from their parents, a network of women risk their lives to smuggle their friend’s three-month-old baby to safety.

The Woman Who Heard Too Much

Director
Danielle Durchslag
Country
USA
Year
2020
Duration
3 min

Doris Day thought she might have seen it all, but she had never heard that…  This witty micro short film from filmmaker/artist Danielle Durchslag pairs original footage from Hitchcock’s The Man Who Knew Too Much with a new and surprising soundtrack.

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