Shorts Program 1

An international collection of narrative and documentary short films features a variety of genres, styles and subject matter. This program includes five separate films screened back-to-back without interruption.

Sushi, Meatballs and Everything

About the Film 
A newly married bride goes to war in the kitchen with her loving but overbearing in-laws, in this award-winning, comical and universally relatable story of interfering parents, rebellious children, and food.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
10 minutes

Shabbos Kallah

About the Film 
Newly arrived to Israel from Brooklyn, a jealous best friend contributes inappropriate sex advice at a bridal celebration, in this wickedly funny and ultimately touching feminist take on millennial friendships. Best Israeli Short winner at the Jerusalem Film Festival.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
16 minutes

I Heart NY

About the Film 

Celebrated Hungarian-Jewish graphic designer Milton Glaser shares the inspiration behind the creation of his iconic I ♥ NY logo, his love affair with the Big Apple reflected in breathtaking imagery of the city’s boundless energy and cultural diversity.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
5 minutes

The Scribe

About the Film 

In a small art gallery nestled in Jerusalem’s Old City, a secular young Jewish-American dedicates himself to the intricacies of the Hebrew alphabet, turning sacred Torah passages into extraordinary works of art for an eclectic mix of locals and tourists.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
10 minutes

Kilometer 147

About the Film 
Feuding Israeli settlers, a beleaguered policeman and clueless foreign workers dispute who is responsible for the carcass of a dead camel in the middle of a desert road, in this witty, zany winner of the Israeli Academy Award for Best Short Film.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
19 minutes