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Nominated for eight Israeli Academy Awards including Best Film, Laces is a wholly engaging, tender family 'dramedy' about the knotty relationship between an aging, irascible mechanic and the exuberant special-needs son he abandoned long before.

It is a charming tale full of optimism and humour. Reuben's kidneys are failing. His son Gadi wants to donate one of his own kidneys to help save his father's life. A rare, honest depiction of special-needs characters, told with gentle humor and sensitivity, Laces is the highly personal project of director Jacob Goldwasser, himself a parent of a special-needs child.

Awards & Nominations

  • 2019 Atlanta Jewish Film Festival- Winner
  • Audience Award: Best Narrative Jacob Goldwasser (director)
  • 2018 Awards of the Israeli Film Academy
  • Winner- Best Supporting Actor: Doval'e Glickman, Best Film, Best Director: Jacob Goldwasser, Best Actor: Nevo Kimchi
  • Nominee- Best Editing: Itamar Goldwasser, Best Art Direction: Yoel Herzberg, Best Makeup: Revital Cohen, Best Music: Daniel Salomon


Individual Ticket | Laces
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Miller Theater, Asia Society Hong Kong 麥禮賢劇場, 亞洲協會香港中心

9 Justice Drive, Admiralty, HONG KONG

Hong Kong SAR (China)

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