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The Irma Horowitz Film Series

Falafel & Films

Thursday, April 30 6:30pm
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Israeli Short Films
Presented by Ma’aleh School of Television Film and the Arts in Jerusalem


 

 

thou-shall-love-imageAnd Thou Shalt Love

*Adult Subject Matter

Ohad, who is studying in the special “Hesder” program for orthodox soldiers of the Israel Defense Forces, experiences profound loneliness while he conceals from others that he is gay. After calling a religious hotline for advice, Ohad is convinced that he is “cured”. Then Ohad’s study partner Nir returns from the army. Ohad finds he can no longer evade the difficult questions, both within himself, and between himself and G-d.

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Fair Fight

Dog fights, a brother who gambles, debt, and violence threaten the life of a young boy and his dog trying to survive the harshness of working class poverty.


A Woman Laughed

The Biblical Sarah and Michal, both women who laughed, confront their infertility. One bears a child, the other remains barren. Three women directors bring to the screen a powerful and poetic female experience.

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memory-game-imageMemory Game

A mother and her only child try to cope with the death of the child’s father. While the mother throws out the father’s belongings in order to try and move forward, the child collects them in a secret hideaway to try and store memories. Will this battle over loss and memory tear them apart or enable them to reconstruct their lives together?

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