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UK Jewish Film is delighted to welcome the Pears Foundation in their 13th year as sponsors of the Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film. It is with great pleasure that we screen the two winning films of 2020.

Followed by a Q&A with the winning teams, chaired by Asher Tlalim.

Films screening at this event

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

Eshet Chayil (Woman of Valour)

Director
Dominic Davey
Cast
Aaron Vodovoz, Molly Osborne, Robert Neumark-Jones and Katie Bernstein
Country
UK
Year
2020
Duration
15 min

Following the loss of his son in childbirth, a religious student longs to restart his family, but in order to reconnect with his distraught wife, he will first have to acknowledge his own hidden pain. A journey of self-discovery and a study into how grief can deeply affect a relationship.

Winner – Pears Short Film Fund at UK Jewish Film 2020

Writer & Producer: Jason Collin
Director & Producer: Dominic Davey
Main Cast: Aaron Vodovoz, Molly Osborne, Robert Neumark-Jones and Katie Bernstein

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