Shorts on South

 

Presented by the Young Friends of GPJFF


Date:
Thursday, December 6, 2018
Time: 7 PM
Location: South Street Cinema (located at 327 South St)

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

*(PLEASE NOTE: This event is intended for ages 21-39.)

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).