Once Upon A Time in Israel / SHORTS WJFF: TOUCHING THE INTANGIBLE
dir. Weronika Szyma, Poland, 2021, 11min
An animated documentary in the form of a travel journal. A girl while being in love with a Palestinian boy goes to Israel for the first time. Her simplified vision of the world and a desire to take sides in the Palestinian-Israeli conflict is quickly confronted with the reality of living on the border of Sderot and the Gaza Strip.
The movie is part of the program SHORTS WJFF: TOUCHING THE INTANGIBLE
It can be visible on the surface of the skin, hidden in the accent or rooted in the back of your mind. Between politically correct and personal responsibility, in the realm of the hectic present and the memory of the past, five films asks – is it still possible to track hints of individual voices and basic humanism?
The Inspection, dir. Caroline Brami, Frederic Bas, France, 2021, 13'
Paradise, dir. Asaf Saban, Israel, 2021, 33'
Kollegen (Good German Work), dir. Jannis Alexander Kiefer, Germany, 2020, 14'
Once Upon A Time in Israel, dir. Weronika Szyma, Poland, 2021, 11'
Please Behave, dir. Maor Zaguri, Israel, 2020, 29'