Mon, Sep 23 | Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut

12:00pm Mon. Dramatic Shorts IV

An eclectic mix of Israeli & Middle Eastern short format films.
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12:00pm Mon. Dramatic Shorts IV

Time & Location

Sep 23, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:15 PM
Jewish Federation of Western Connecticut, 444 Main St N, Southbury, CT 06488, USA

About The Event

Dramatic Shorts IV

12:00pm  An eclectic mix of Israeli & Middle Eastern short format films.

Till Cash Do Us Part  24 min  Israel. "Till Cash do us Part" is a family comedy that was inspired by a play by Bertolt Brecht, " Wedding”. The film depicts the inevitable union between two families from different cultures, while they  count the checks they received at their wedding. When they notice some money is missing, it creates a chaotic chain reaction. When all is done, Albert, father of the groom, admits he stole-the-money in order to pay back the wedding expanse.

The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God 12 min  Israel. The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God was inspired by a story by EtgarKeret.The film is a comic drama about Eddie, 28, a failed cook, desperate to find love. When he gets a date, he oversleeps, and does all he can to make it toSasson’s bus and his date. The problem is Sasson never waits for anyone.

Blue Eyed Boy  18 min Iran Dir. Masoud Soheili. Trailer: https://vimeo.com/101835212  Accepted and screened at more than 50 festivals around the world A boy with unusual color blindness causes his parents shame when he accidentally kills some village livestock, so his parents seek medical treatment for the boy, and when hospital doctors cannot help, They take him to a local Shaman for a remedy

Codetta 11 min  Israel.   Michael is a young musician who plays guitar for Nina, a well-known musician that recently got divorced. He’s also Nina’s life partner, and functions as a father to her daughter Lia, for the last year. Now Michael and Nina’s relationship is coming to an end, while they still play together

Fireflies  10 min  USA  Dir. Raouf Zaki  Trailer: https://vimeo.com/202817049  In this film without dialog, when a withdrawn Middle Eastern man begins frequenting a Boston café, the headwaiter grows increasingly suspicious about the true nature of his visits.

My Heart  2 min. A touching story about the love students have for their teacher who's sick in hospital.

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