Shorts on South

 

Presented by the Young Friends of GPJFF
Date:
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 7 PM
Location: South Street Cinema (located at 329 South St)

General Admission: Free (with a suggested donation of $10)
Young Friends: Free

*(PLEASE NOTE: This event is intended for ages 21-39. Tickets may only be picked up at will call the night of and ID will be required.)

Register HERE!

Join the Young Friends of the Gershman Philadelphia Jewish Film Festival and award-winning filmmaker Yoni Brook for an evening of shorts, latkes, and vodkas!

This special curated event features four incredible short films by four talented young filmmakers.

Special Guests: Yoni Brook, Independent Spirit Award-nominated cinematographer and director (for his full bio, click HERE).


THE LOVE LETTER

Director: Atara Frish
Genre: Narrative Short
Country: Israel
Year: 2017
Running Time: 22 min
Language: In Hebrew with English subtitles

Philadelphia Premiere
A rigid IDF commander sets out to find the recipient of a secret love letter addressed to her.

Official Selection:

  • Jerusalem Film Festival
  • Tribeca Film Festival

THE OUTER CIRCLE

Director: Adam Baroukh
Genre: Narrative Short
Country: UK
Year: 2017
Running Time: 13 min
Language: English

Philadelphia Premiere
A young Jewish Iraqi brings his non-Jewish fiancée home to meet his overbearing traditional family for the first time.

Official Selection:

  • Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
  • Moscow Jewish Film Festival
  • UK International Jewish Film Festival

SHABBOS KALLAH

Director: Aleeza Chanowitz
Genre: Narrative Short
Country: Israel
Year: 2017
Running Time: 15 min
Language: In English and Hebrew with English subtitles

Philadelphia Premiere
Elka, hoping to prove her value to her best friend, contributes inappropriate sex advice at the bride-to-be’s Shabbos Kallah.

Official Selection:

  • Jerusalem Film Festival

WHO SANK YOUR SHIPS?

Director: Ella Kohn
Genre: Narrative Short
Country: Israel
Year: 2016
Running Time: 25 min
Language: In Hebrew with English subtitles

Philadelphia Premiere
A shy, petite IDF photographer spends a magical night with a quirky Russian-Israeli soldier, also the man of her dreams. This enchanting romance pays an elegant homage to one of Federico Fellini’s classics, Nights of Cabiria (1957).