Shorts Program 2

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.

Miriam

About the Film 
An Arab Christian woman living in Jerusalem serves as a constant source of refuge and companionship to those in need. Produced as part of the Jerusalem Film Workshop for young filmmakers, and directed by University of West Georgia graduate Taylor Hartley.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
13 minutes

The Caregiver

About the Film 

Following a visit with his family back in India, a caregiver returns to Israel only to find out he’s been replaced by another foreign worker, in this nuanced character study exposing the difficult realities of migrant labor and an aging population.

Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
12 minutes

Beneath the Ink

About the Film 

Inspired by current events, an Appalachia tattoo artist donates his services to erase symbols of hate from those seeking to reverse past, bigoted mistakes, in this award-winning, powerful and uplifting story of transformation and redemption.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
13 minutes

The Rabbi

About the Film 
A charismatic and much-admired Jerusalem rabbi is shaken when his favorite student makes a revealing confession, in this thought-provoking drama bolstered by nuanced performances and a masterful sparsity of dialogue.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
20 minutes

Gefilte

About the Film 

After months of preparation for a massive Passover feast, the whole mishpocha gathers in anticipation of the time-honored holiday fish dish, in this heartwarming, often hilarious tribute to Jewish traditions and the joyous bond of family and food.

Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
11 minutes