The Best of Tel Aviv University

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. tasnim 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. barbie blues 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 studio varouj 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. audition 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. stitches 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
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