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Dir.: Tamir Aharoni, Gil McNeil | Israel 2019 | 6 minutes | Hebrew | English subtitles

After an ordinary work-out at the gym, 70 years old Tsvi, experiences the loss of independence that comes with old age. Though the situation might seem dire, Tzsvi refuses to give in to his fate.

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019

Dir.: Liel Sharon Gur | Israel 2019 | 31 minutes | Hebrew | English subtitles

Raised in a secular Israeli kibbutz, 37-year-old Maya is now an ultra-Orthodox Jew who is searching for love the ultra-Orthodox way. A birth coach who has assisted at 100 births, she has also been set up on over 100 dates. But her own wedding and birth are not in sight.

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019

Dir.: Shira Billig | Israel 2019 | 18 minutes | Hebrew | English subtitles

Mika’s boyfriend Nati puts an end to the relationship when Mika proposes marriage. Mika moves back home and becomes addicted to the ATARI video game still sitting in her childhood room. But going back to the past doesn’t heal Mika’s heartache. She will have to find another way of moving on.

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019

Dir.: Ido Hartmann | Israel 2019 | 8 minutes | Hebrew | English subtitles

Seven years ago Boaz cut all ties with his parents, siblings, friends and old world. The film traces the story of his disappearance and embarks in a surreal journey into the memories he left with his family.

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019

Dir.: Lev Brodinsky | Israel 2019 | 13 minutes | Russian, Hebrew

The year is 1994. A caravan site, built by the Israeli Government for immigrants from the Soviet Union, is about to be dismantled. 9-year-old Ilya remains to defend the caravan of his grandfather, Jenia, who refuses to be evacuated. 

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019

Dir.: Shay Fellner | Israel 2019 | 14 minutes | Hebrew, Russian | English subtitles

Boris, an elderly immigrant, and caregiver to his wife, lives a mundane and stable life away from society. Everything changes when his grandson who lives with the couple threatens to cancel his move to a prestigious boarding school and demands that Boris will go on a date with another woman.

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019

Dir.: Hanan Liberman, Meital Mesullam | Israel 2019 | 10 minutes | Hebrew

Gadi was four years old when his mother was killed on a Saturday evening. Israel's War of Independence, 1948. The Jewish neighborhoods in Jerusalem are under siege. Tradition forces Gadi to deal closely with the death of his mother. Based on a true story, from a child's perspective on his mother's tragic death. How did he deal? How did he experience the trauma?

Israeli Short Competition in Memory of Bnaya 2019