Narrative & Documentary short films

TERROR

dir. Yonatan Shehoah, Israel 2018, 17 min, narrative short

A Jerusalem supermarket employee suffers from PTSD after being wounded in a terrorist attack. On a day in which multiple attacks hit Jerusalem again, Dan is asked to help an Arab co-worker. Despite frantic attempts he fails to reach his wife by phone and succumbs to fear and panic. Festivals, Awards: Haifa International Film Festival, […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | JCC Warsaw

AFTER JEDWABNE, BEFORE KIELCE

dir. Tomasz Wiśniewski, Poland 2019, 14 min, documentary short

On February 17th 1945 in Sokoly near Bialystok local Jews who survived Holocaust were attacked by organized armed men. This forgotten crime committed shortly after the liberation is recounted by its witness Izaak Kornblum. Language: Polish. Subtitles: English. 24.11.2019, SUNDAY, POLIN Museum, 11:00 AM  ADMISSION IS FREE. FREE TICKETS CAN BE PICKED UP at the […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | POLIN Museum

MY FATHER’S SON

dir. Hillel Rate, Israel 2018, 32 min, documentary short

POLISH PREMIERE Shy, 36-year-old Moshe has a loving, symbiotic relationship with his charismatic, elderly father, Gershon. The two ultra-Orthodox Jewish men emigrated from Russia 15 years ago and now live contentedly in their tiny Jerusalem apartment. But when Moshe starts to look for a wife, he has to face up to his reality. Festivals, awards: […]

24.11, Niedziela | 13:00 | POLIN Museum

WELL DONE

dir. Omer Ben Simon, Israel 2018, 25 min, narrative short

During the family dinner Omer’s ego takes successive blows. One of uncles forgets his name, his poems are met with a shrug, and above all everyone pushes him to comfort his singer/celebrity cousin Nofar who got a bad review that hurts the family’s pride. Aggression rises to inevitable explosion… Festivals, awards: Haifa International Film Fest […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | JCC Warszawa

The Fiddle (Der Fidle)

dir. Asher Schwartz, Israel 2018, 8 min, animated short

On a lonely slanted roof, a hunched figure plays the fiddle for the people of Anatevka. But this fiddler did not always sit on the roof. Come to think of it, he didn’t always have a fiddle to play either. Based on Sholem Aleichem’s short story “The Fiddle”, this is the story of Sholom, the […]

01.01, Czwartek | 00:00 | POLIN Museum

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