Israeli Shorts B – Boys’ Tales

Sunday, June 9, 2019, 18:00 Cinematheque 1
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
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Duration: 85 minutes

Pillow Fight
Director: Noa Sagi
Israel, 2019, 7min, Hebrew with English subtitles

What starts off as a pillow fight between four childhood friends on a trip, escalates into an emotional confrontation between two of them.

Director: Gal Harbon
Israel, 2018, 18min, Hebrew with English subtitles

The film paints a portrait of Ilai, 35, a successful Tel Avivian who is subconsciously lost in the city where he grew up after becoming an orphan at a young age.

Kiss me
Director: Johnny Doob
Israel, 2018, 7min, Hebrew

Adam is waiting at home for a guy whom he’d just been chatting to on an app, but when the guy shows up and Adam asks him to kiss him, Adam soon realizes that this is not the night he had his heart set on.

Your Mother will Love Me
Director: Omer Harel
Israel, 2018, 12min, Hebrew with English subtitles

On their way back from a secret romantic getaway, Shaked and Perry’s car breaks down in the middle of nowhere. Much to the two teen boys’ surprise, Shaked’s mother beats the tow truck to the scene and the discovery of their relationship will be put to the test.

Mini DV
Dir: Shauly Melamed
Israel, 2019, 9min, Hebrew with English subtitles

12-year-old Shauly is given his first ever video camera. Fourteen years later, he revisits his earliest cinematic experimentations and amongst them, discovers some long-forgotten footage he had shot with his friends; films that were hiding his deepest, darkest secret.

Homo Sapiens
Director: Bar Friedman
Israel, 2019, 20min, Hebrew with English subtitles

A student who has yet to fully mature and who is also a bit on the ignorant side, has to study for an exam with his gay schoolmate. In the runup to the exam, he commits just about every PC faux pas under the sun but at the same time, gets to do a lot of learning – and not just for the exam.

Into the Unknown
Director: Daniel Agmon
Israel, 2019, 11min, Hebrew with English subtitles

A journey into the consciousness of a young man who wakes up in the morning to find last night’s hookup, his “dream guy”, dead in his bed.