Celebrating the 40th anniversary of Tel Aviv University’s film school, the oldest
and largest in Israel with distinguished alumni such as Ari Folman (Waltz with
Bashir) and Eytan Fox (Yossi and Jagger), comes the next wave of Israeli
filmmakers in this impressive lineup of narrative and documentary shorts.
2010, 12 min.
Director: Elite Zexer
A feisty Bedouin girl confronts the conservative traditions of the family tribe
while bringing coffee to her visiting father and the village elders.
2011, 18 min.
Director: Adi Kutner
When a suburban teenage girl finds a disturbing creature in her swimming
pool, she asks her middle-aged neighbor for help in what turns into a dangerous
game of sexual flirtations. Sundance Film Festival 2012
2010, 18 min.
Director: Yakie Ayalon
Eighty-year-old Varouj, a member of the third generation of an Armenian
family of photographers, faces the end of an era on the eve of his famed
Jerusalem studio’s final days.
2010, 15 min.
Director: Eti Tsicko
A female Israeli director calls an Arab actor in for an audition that blurs the line
between reality and fiction.
2011, 16 min.
Director: Adiya Imri Orr
A lesbian couple facing motherhood for the first time discover they don’t meet
eye to eye with this new addition to their family. Tribeca Film Festival 2012