Israeli Shorts H – Girls’ Tales

Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 18:00 Cinematheque 1
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
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Duration: 80 minutes

Yes And No
Director: Zehavit Sabag
Israel, 2018, 5min, Hebrew with English subtitles

Yes and No are both in the middle of the desert. Yes is lying on a mat eating strawberries while No is going in circles around herself with her hands tied. Yes believes they should be together forever, while No isn’t all that convinced.

One Third
Director: Danielle Shvalboym
Israel, 2018, 25min, Russian with English subtitles

A film inspired by a true story that took place in a seaside town on the Russian-Chinese border. The story follows the relationship between a mother, her daughter and her girlfriend.

Agent of Love
Director: Lior Shemesh
Israel, 2018, 4min, Hebrew with English subtitles

Agent R is assigned her first mission – bring two targets together and… get them to fall in love.

Director: Rachel Gawie
Israel, 2019, 14min, Hebrew with English subtitles

A group of childhood friends show up at a hospital to say their goodbyes to Nitai who is off to New York to undergo a heart transplant. One of the friends, Shira, spots the hospital café’s barista and realizes she’s super into her. The rest of the gang come to her aid.

Director: Ronnie Zidon
Israel, 2019, 18min, Hebrew with English subtitles

On the evening she is awarded the Best Blogger Award, a self-centred online celebrity comes home to discover her partner has changed the locks and doesn’t ever want to see her again. Sunny seeks shelter in the streets of Tel Aviv but soon realizes that however many followers you have, it isn’t going to make you feel any less lonely.

Director: Aviran Ran
Israel, 2018, 11min, Hebrew and Arabic with English subtitles

Sahara abu Jamal, 19, lives in the Occupied Territories. She is engaged to Walid abu Said, 30 of Jaffa, as part of an arranged marriage. While being searched at a security checkpoint, in the darkest and bleakest of places, sexual tensions arise between Sahara and the checkpoint’s Chief female officer.