The Jerusalem Film Festival reveals the titles of an Israeli competition | News

The Jerusalem Film Festival (JFF) revealed the Israeli film lineup for 39 filmsThe tenth The release, which includes world premieres of features expected by Michel Vinic and Jonah Rosenker.

A total of eight films were selected for the Haggiag Israeli Film Competition while seven titles make up the Diamond Competition for Israeli Documentaries.

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The Haggiag competition includes the world premiere of Valeria gets married By Israeli director Vinic, who previously caused a stir internationally with her 2015 drama Blush About a relationship between two Israeli students. Vinic’s latest feature is about a Ukrainian woman who is chilling about her impending marriage to an Israeli man she met online. Berlin-based company M-Appeal handles sales.

Also set for the world premiere 35 incline From director Rosenker, who dramatizes diving It won Best Israeli Film at the JFF in 2018 before going on to play Locarno and Toronto. His latest work follows an old man and his troubled son on a journey through Israel.

Ofir Raul Greiser America You will also play in competition. The drama, which centers around an Israeli swimming teacher traveling from the United States to his homeland to bury his father, is set to premiere at a Karlovy Vary competition before heading to Jerusalem. Its market premiere in Cannes last month was received by the German company Beta Cinema. Workbook was previously directed cake makerwho also played in KVIFF and JFF in 2017 before winning seven awards including Best Film at the Israel Film Academy Awards.

Other titles including Jake Paltrow June zero, sold by Films Boutique; Address of Moshe Rosenthal Tribeca karaoke, were dealt with by charades; The title of Aidan Hagel at the Berlinale interested citizensold by M-Appeal.

Meanwhile, the Diamond Israel Documentary Competition David Washsman’s Two Children a Day, sold by First Hand Films; and Ruth Walk Party with a Leica camerahandled by Go2Films.

The total amount of prizes that will be awarded across the various festival competitions is approximately $300,000 (one million shekels).

The festival will also feature special screenings of the documentaries Je t’aime Ronit Elkabetz by Moran Evergan and Homeboys by Tamar Goren, both screened for the first time in the world, and a newly remade version of Tawfik Abu Wael’s Thirst, which won the Fipresci Award when it played Cannes. Critics’ Week 2004. It will also be shown hole in the moona 1964 parody of Israel, in honor of director Uri Zohar who died on June 2.

As previously announced, Palme d’Or winner for Robin Ostlund sadness triangle This year’s JFF is scheduled to open on July 21. The 39th edition of the festival is scheduled to screen more than 200 films from 50 countries. The festival will once again witness several film competitions and will offer prizes of nearly $300,000 (one million shekels).

The full program will be announced next week.

Hajjaj Israeli Feature Film Competition

June zero
monastery. Jake Paltrow

Valeria gets married
monastery. Michel Vinic

monastery. Mordechai Vardi

monastery. Ofir Raul Greiser

monastery. Moshe Rosenthal

interested citizen
monastery. Aidan Hagwell

All I can do
monastery. Chery Nevo Fredental

35 incline
monastery. Yona Rosenker

Israeli Documentary Film Competition

Egypt, a love song
monastery. Iris Zaki

monastery. Zohar Wagner

Soldier’s opinion
monastery. Assaf Banet

to cure longing
monastery. Artyom Dubitsky

Two kids a day
monastery. David Washman

Living in the shadow of death
monastery. Bilal Youssef

Party with a Leica camera
monastery. Ruth Walk


Je T’aime Ronit Elkabetz
monastery. Moran Evergan

monastery. tamar joren

thirst (thirst) (2004)
monastery. Tawfiq Abu Wael

hole in the moon (1964)
monastery. Uri Zohar

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