The Film Bus Project
With faith in cinema’s ability to inspire social change, the International Student Film Festival initiated a unique project, the first of its kind – a bus that is now setting out for its now eighth edition.
Rooted in deep understanding, the project strives to spread and sustain the student films and filmmaking outside of central Israel, and bring about an unmediated encounter between the bus travelers and local residents via social action in the field of cinema.
This year, twenty five film students from Israel and abroad will embark on a week-long , cross-country journey, with the films they created, on a bus equipped with a huge screen, projector, and amplification system. The crew will stop by another community each day, conduct activities locally, and hold outdoor screening events open to the public.
This year, The Film Bus aims its attention at a multicultural discourse. The bus will reach various parts of the country, from north to south, with an emphasis on places in which mixed communities reside. All that alongside the bus’s content, expressed through diverse voices of young filmmakers from Israel and abroad.