SHORTIME — The Israeli Short Film Collection

SHORTIME — The Israeli Short Film Collection

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SHORTIME — The Israeli Short Film Collection
  • Everlasting Longing

    Tang poetry and moments in Xien City, China.

    Year: 2015
    Language: Mandarin, English subtitles
    Director: Maya Meiri
    Producers: Ding Ning, Fan Jin

  • Nino

    On the eve of the terrorist attacks in the Alley pub in Tel Aviv, Nino is on her way to her apartment in the south of the city. It's night time and the taxi service is crowded with men only. She feels threatened, lonely and more vulnerable than ever.

    Year: 2016
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitle...

  • Gefilte Fish

    In this family, every woman before getting married, must make gefilte fish.

    Year: 2008
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Shelli Kling Yossef
    Producer: Meirav Lavin
    Starring: Orit Gal, Yishay Golan, Esty Kosovichky, Jarmain Onikovsky, Alex Ansky

  • Clásico

    A complex relationship between two brothers, David and Kobi, traveling to Barcelona for the "El Clásico" match, is revealed due to an unexpected delay. A forced journey around the airport will lead them to shocking revelations and fateful decisions.

    Year: Eli Korn
    Language: Hebrew, English subti...

  • Acting Stupid

    A committed actor preparing for an audition as an undercover police officer tests out his improvisation skills with an unpredictable young drug dealer. But he soon learns that unlike the movies, in real life there’s no one to shout “cut” when things are getting out of control.

    Year: 2020

  • Repression

    Repression is a defense mechanism responsible for the removal of conscious memories and emotions into the subconscious. This short film displays the consequences of repression through day-to-day metaphors.

    Year: 2016
    Director: Mor Egoz
    Producer: Mor Egoz

  • Chickens

    12-year-old Yonatan adores his father, Ze'ev, the chickens coop manager at the kibbutz. When a plague hits the chickens and Ze'ev is blamed by the kibbutz, an inconvenient truth is about to change everything.

    Year: 2020
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Alma Givoni
    Producer: Adonis M...

  • Uzzi

    At the age of 94, Professor Uzzi Ornan continues his lifelong ongoing struggles for upholding the secular and democratic image of the State of Israel, with his last endeavor to establish Civil Burial rights where he lives.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Ido Weisman

  • Day Off

    The story of a lonely, suburban youth and his encounter with a traumatized soul and a bored grocer addicted to gambling.

    Year: 2004
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Nadav Patt
    Producer: Michal Gorev
    Starring: Nati Levi, Zaki Tenenzap, Shimshon Aflalo

  • I Think This is the Closest to How the Footage Looked

    A person recovers a lost memory: the memory of the last day with mom.

    Year: 2012
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yuval Hameiri
    Producer: Yuval Hameiri

  • Always Already

    When Eli's perfect proposal for his perfect girlfriend goes awry, he and Tamara must explore their hearts to remember their future.

    Year: 2017
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Alon Rothem
    Producers: Misha Platinsky, Alon Rothem
    Starring: Tamara Klingon, Eli Haviv

  • Heftzi Gets Screwed

    Hephzibah the virgin's agonizing longing for an ideal love she never had. Her best friend is convinced that she knows what the only solution to the problem is, and urged her to try. Hephzibah surrenders and silences her inner voices telling her to run away. She loses control of the situation and ...

  • Arabic Friday

    Naomi and Marwan are a couple that communicates in Hebrew. Therefore, they had set a custom: on Fridays they only speak Arabic. The weekly lesson leads to miscommunication that no language would solve.

    Year: 2019
    Languages: Hebrew & Arabic, English subtitles
    Director: Gal Rosenbluth
    Producer: Or...

  • The Last Nazi Hunter

    Two tourists meet and hang out in sunny Tel Aviv – but neither is quite who he says he is.

    Year: 2020
    Languages: English & Hebrew, English subtitles
    Directors: Yuval Berger, Matan Galin
    Producer: Yael Shmuelov
    Starring: Yuval Jonas, Augustin Groz, Yuval Klo

  • Boy Meets Girl

    Boy meets girl. They exchange hearts. A small love story in a big world.

    Year: 2019
    Director: Elinor Nechemya
    Producer: Elinor Nechemya

  • Pomegranate Flower

    Guy comes to visit his grandfather Eli. Their time together brings forth an intimacy between two men 60 years apart. The encounter's poetic tone is one that explores sexuality, immigration, loneliness belonging and love.

    Year: 2020
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Itamar Alcalay

  • Liliths

    A bride comes to the Mikva to immerse according to the Jewish ritual. The attendant warns her not to open her eyes in the water but she cannot resist the temptation and sees Liliths. She tries to tell the attendant but she rejects her. The bride hides in a closet when the attendant locks the Mikv...

  • Girl With a Fork in a World of Soup

    A bitter-sweet musical comedy. Dafna has a lot of love to give, but no one to give it to. The guitar sounds from her new neighbour will lead to a chance.

    Year: 2018
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Yotam Knispel
    Producer: Yotam Knispel
    Starring: Gili Beit Hallahmi, Hillel Cappon, No...

  • One Year Breakup Anniversary

    Through a perspective of time, acceptance and appeasement, we look into the experience of a young man named Noam and the end of a long relationship and the emotional consequences that come to him days, even months after.

    Year: 2019
    Language: Hebrew, English & Hebrew subtitles
    Director: Yarin Zem...

  • The Love Archive

    Ofir and Tomer want to become parents. Before moving in into a new flat, Ofir digitizes letters and photos from his past loves in order to leave his past behind.

    Year: 2014
    Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
    Director: Ofir Feldman
    Producers: Efrat Cohen, Hilla Shitrit