Program 4: Clouds on the Horizon / The International Competition
Little Italian Girls
Italy 18 min. Fiction Italian2017

Italy, 1943. The fascist regime passes an order that bans all production and sales of toys. Toy factories are converted into weapon factories. Italia, an opinionated young girl who grew up in the shadow of the Fascist regime, decides to rebel against the edict during a school play.

Director: Letizia Lamartire
Script: Giuseppe Brigante, Anna Zagaglia
Camera: Giuseppe Chessa
Editor: Fabrizio Franzini
Actors: Victoria Silvestro, Maria Stella Cassano, Pier Giorgio Bellocchio
Production: Elisabetta Bruscolini
Centro Sperimentale di Cinematografia, Roma
Finland 22 min.Fiction Finnish2017

An elderly group of people living in a nursing home decide they are fed up with their lives. Together, they devise a plan to escape the nursing home forever, in the hope of a better life.

Director: Hannu-Pekka Peltomaa
Script: Eva-Maria Koskinen
Camera: Jesse Jalonen
Editor: Kai Rintamaa
Actors: Leena Uotila, Göran Schauman, Arja Pekurinen
Production: Paria Eskandari
Aalto University, the Department of Film, Television and Scenography, Finland
British by the Grace of God
USA 16 min. Fiction English2017

Scotland during the summer of the Brexit referendum. A day in Irene’s life, a waning beauty married to a stringent member of the Orange Order (an international Protestant fraternal organization) and the mother of a misanthropic teenage son.

Director: Sean Dunn
Script: Sean Dunn
Camera: Arseni Khachaturan
Editor: Shakti Bhagchandani
Actors: Kate Dickie, Gary McCormack
Production: Juliana Lembi, Alexander Polunin, Jenni Gould
Columbia University School of the Arts, USA
Israel 17 min.Fiction Hebrew2017

Fifteen year old Noga lost her father in a terrorist attack in Jerusalem. On Memorial Day, she is invited to participate in the annual torch-lighting ceremony at the local community center. The torch that she lights will be her voice, and her rebellion.

Director: Odeya Rosenak
Script: Odeya Rosenak
Camera: Noa Shaham
Editor: Adar Yehoshua
Actors: Yael Sharoni, Daphne Atlas, Gaya Beer Gurevich, Ishay Shnerb
Production: Maya Foguel
Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School
Cinematheque TLV, Theatre 4
Monday, 18:30
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