Event Details

1. Moshe Sneh

Director: Amir Har-Gil | France / Israel | 2020 | Short / Documentary | Hebrew / English subtitles | 14 min

Moshe Sneh: Defense Minister, Chief of Staff in-the-making, and the man in command of bringing thousands of Holocaust survivors from Europe to Israel, in spite of British Mandate opposition. This film focuses on SS Exodus, a daring rescue operation on a vessel that became known as 'the ship that launched a nation'.

2. Neurim

Director: Shaylee Atary | Israel | 2020 | Short / Drama | Hebrew / English subtitles | 31 min

After an injury, an awkward relationship develops between Or, a 30-year-old wheelchair-bound patient, and her new physiotherapist. The new breezes of desire invigorate Or's daily rehabilitation routine at her mother's house.

3. Only Bibi

Director: Rani Avidan | Israel | 2020 | Short | Hebrew / English subtitles | 14 min

A concerned citizen encounters political writing on a public bus stop and decides to call city services. When they fail to respond, he decides to take the law into his own hands.

4. The Inspection

Director: Caroline Brami, Frédéric Bas | France | 2020 | Short / Drama | French / English subtitles | 16 min

Julia, a history teacher in a quiet high school, faces a school inspector. He wants to talk to her – but what about, exactly? Her heated debates with the principal? The freedom she takes with the school curriculum? Or is it the way she teaches the Holocaust?

5. The Tattooed Torah

Director: Marc Bennett | USA | 2019 | Animated Short | English | 21 min

An animated film based on the beloved children's book "The Tattooed Torah" by Marvell Ginsburg that has been educating young children about the Holocaust for generations. A powerful resource for Holocaust education for children all over the world, this film narrated by Ed Asner recounts the true story of the rescue and restoration of a small Torah from Brno, Czechoslovakia, and teaches the Holocaust not only as a period of destruction but also as an opportunity for redemption.

6. The Ugly Swan

Director: Rachel Levy | Israel | 2021 | Short | Hebrew / English subtitles | 12 min

An ultra-Orthodox woman going out on a date is burdened with a terrible secret.

7. 40 Tableros

Director: Alfonso Gastiaburo | Argentina | 2020 | Short / Documentary / History | Spanish / English subtitles | 18 min

Argentina 1939. While the World Chess Championship was taking place, breaking news shocked the participants: Germany had invaded Poland and World War II had erupted. Many great chess masters were stranded away from their home countries and began to organize exhibitions in order to make their living. One of these masters decided to search for something else…


Individual Ticket | 7 Shorts

1. Moshe Sneh
2. Neurim
3. Only Bibi
4. The Inspection
5. The Tattooed Torah
6. The Ugly Swan
7. 40 Tableros

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