Previously at the ICA - Films
11 Nov 2010
A programme of short films by a promising new generation of Israeli filmmakers of different backgrounds. Films that engage with contemporary Israeli society and its complex and shifting mosaic of identities, revealing new perspectives on Israel in surprising, challenging, innovative and funny ways. The screening will be followed by a party at the ICA Bar, with an exclusive DJ set from Lemez (Oi Va Voi, Yiddish Twist Orchestra) playing rare grooves and breaks a l’orientale.
UK Jewish Film Festival in association with the Jewish Community Centre for London
Unreconised (Lo Mukar)
A collage of docu-animation vignettes portraying different aspects of Bedouin life is both poignant and humorous.
Dirs Noa Griner, Adiel Fadya, Mizmor Weizman, Masha Videgof, Emanuel Lev, Liran Kapel, Tal Shem Tov, Erez Hadad, Ofer Bechor, Ofi r Bino, Yulia Koritny, Roy Levi, Roman, Dror Shifman, Yael Dekel, Hebrew with English subtitles, Israel, 2010, 6 mins, Sapir College Film & Television School
To Kill a Bumble Bee (Laharog Devora)
Canaan kills a bee. It’s not the last thing he will kill today.
Dirs Sharon Maymon and Tal Granit, Israel, 2009, 8 minutes, Hebrew with English subtitles
As newlyweds Moti and Revi wake up one morning, Moti receives a call-up for military reserve duty. He is obliged to go, but his wife has other ideas.
Dir. Adi Azulai, Israel, 2009, 16 mins, Hebrew with English Subtitles, Tel Aviv University Film & TV Department
What about me?
A bitingly funny short fi lm by Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen (Jellyfi sh) about a man and his donkey trying to cross a checkpoint in the Israeli desert.
Dirs Etgar Keret and Shira Geffen, Israel, 2008, 4 mins, Hebrew with English Subtitles
Yasha arrives at the Dead Sea with his deceased mother’s urn in order to scatter her ashes, but he finds it difficult to say goodbye.
Dir Maayan Rassin, Israel, 2010, 14 mins, The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School, Jerusalem