Shorts Program 4

AJFF's Short Programs represent an international collection of narrative and documentary films, ranging from 40 to just a few minutes in length. Each program blends a variety of genres, styles, and subject matter.

White Eye

About the Film 
In this SXSW Grand Jury Prize and Haifa International Film Festival winner compellingly depicting the perils of illegal immigration, an Israeli man tries to reclaim a stolen bike while struggling to retain his humanity.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
20 minutes

Golden Gym

About the Film 
After losing his autonomy, an elderly car accident victim refuses to give up on life, in this witty, upbeat yet poignant claymation-commentary on the loss of independence that comes with old age.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
6 minutes

Making the Case

About the Film 
A celebrity Supreme Court justice reveals a new side of herself as she scrutinizes her handbags, in this delightful, yet nostalgic ode to a real bubbe and down-to-earth mensch.
Genre 
Documentary
Running Time 
11 minutes

Masel Tov Cocktail

About the Film 
A ferocious, comic take on modern Jewish life and tropes, encompassing the Shoah and anti-Semitism, and culture of guilt, ignorance, and selective memory, as told by a Russian-Jewish teen in Germany.
Genre 
Narrative
Running Time 
30 minutes