Memory Forest (2 episodes)
dir. Roman Shumunov, Israel, 2022, 2 x 35 min
A group of teens embark on a trip to Poland and the concentration camps for an up-close lesson on the blood-soaked history of WWII. It is there, supposedly in the wrong place and time, that love blossoms between two young people: Shani, a cynical, distant teen who can't tap into the emotions that are surfacing and Kobi, a young beautiful man who deems this journey a mission.
During this program we will present 2 episodes of this newest mini series created by ROMAN SHUMUNOV! AFTER THE SCREENING MEETING WITH THE FILMMAKER !
Roman Shumunov is an award winning Israeli director, screen writer and editor. Has been titled more than once as one of the most promising young directors in Israel. As a director, writer, and co producer, television, and cinema projects, Roman has been keeping busy across different genres.
His past and present projects include:
Documentary feature film “Babylon Dreamers” opened the DocAviv International F.F. and won first prize and over 30 festivals.
“Here and Now”– Ophir Award (Israeli Oscar) . Social drama about young immigrant living with her little sister in the slums of the city and struggling to assimilate into Israeli society.
Greatly valued film “Back to Chernobyl”, that was successful distributed to dozens of countries and festivals around the world.
In April 2021 was released epic and award winning drama film– “Berenshtein — The last Partisan”. The film based on a true story of Ukrainian Jewish partisan commander, during WWII, Leonid Berenshtein, who located the secret facility of Hitler and changed the outcome of the war.
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