LIHI NAGLER & NIR FERBER PRESENT SHORT FILMS!

This year Warsaw JFF presents 2 special and exclusive short films program selected and curated by our film experts Lihi Nagler and Nir Ferber!

Dr Lihi Nagler is a film scholar affiliated with the Department of Literature, Art & Linguistics at The Open University of Israel. She has dual Israeli and Polish citizenships and lives in Berlin since 2007. Lihi is the Head of the non-profit organisation:´Jewish Moving Pictures: Film Curation for a Better Future’. She serves as a curator at the Jewish Film Festival Berlin and at the Warsaw Jewish Film Festival. She was a Max Planck Gesellschaft–Minerva Foundation postdoctoral fellow at the Seminar for Film Studies, Freie Universität, Berlin, and was previously a visiting scholar at Harvard University, and a lecturer at Tel University and Sapir Academic College in Israel and at Freie Universität Berlin. Lihi has more than 20 years experience of teaching and mentoring young students from around the world in Hebrew, English and German. 

Nir Ferber is currently a PhD candidate at the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University. He is a member of the programming committee of the Docaviv – the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, and the organizer of SERET Israeli Film Festival in Berlin. He has taught university classes in film theory and was the co-editor and producer of a film and television journal. Based in Berlin since 2017.

Shorts presented in our program were selected to the festival competition in 2 categories: Camera of David for the Best Narrative Short and Camera of David for the Best Documentary Short! Our international Jury will announced the winners on November 22nd!

First part of the program “Narratives of Disenchantment" will be presented from November 17th till November 19th.

This program includes 5 films and it's a combination of narrative and documentary shorts. Total time 96 min.

"NARRATIVES OF DISENCHANTMENT" includes presentation of following short film:

White eye, Tomer Shushan, Israel 2019 20 min

Moshe and Amira, Eliot Gelberg-Wilson, UK 2020, 13 min

The Angel of History, Eric Esser, Germany 2019, 10 min

Image of Victory, Adi Mishnayot, Israel 2019, 25 min 

Masel Tov Coctail, Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch, Germany 2020, 30 min

You can find list of films with descriptions here: wjff shorts. To watch 96 minutes program of "Narratives of Disenchantment", go to the festival online platform: WJFF.pl Vimeo platform.

WATCH FILMMAKERS GREETINGS RECORDED FOR OUR AUDIENCE! BELOW YOU CAN FIND MORE AS WELL AS THE INTERVIEW WITH FILMMAKERS OF "ANGEL OF THE HISTORY" & "IMAGE OF VICTORY"!

White eye, Tomer Shushan, Israel 2019 20 min

THE SECOND PART OF THE PROGRAM "Rites of Passage" HAS THE PREMIERE ON NOVEMBER 21st, at 4 PM (Warsaw time).

This program includes 4 films (narrative short films and documentary shorts). Total time 99 min.

"RITES OF PASSAGES" includes presentation of following short film:

Touch, dir. Nir Berger, Israel 2019, 25 min 

Simple things, dir. Liel Sharon Gur, Israel 2019, 30 min 

Birth right, dir. Inbar Horesh, Israel 2019 24 min

Tree 3#, dir. Omer Ben-Shachar, USA 2020, 20 min

You can find list of films with descriptions here: wjff shorts. The link to the 99 minutes program and an interview with filmmakers of "Rites of Passage" will be published on November 21st, at 4 pm.

INTERVIEW conducted by our curators Lihi Nagler and Nir Ferber with filmmakers see below!
Our guests: "The Angel of History" - ERIC ESSER (director) and EVELYN RACK (co-writer, editor), "Image of Victory - ADI MISHNAYOT (director).

MORE GREETINGS FROM FILMMAKERS!

The Angel of History, Eric Esser, Germany 2019, 10 min

Image of Victory, Adi Mishnayot, Israel 2019, 25 min 

Masel Tov Coctail, Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch, Germany 2020, 30 min

Moshe and Amira, Eliot Gelberg-Wilson, UK 2020, 13 min

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