Director: Amitai Ashkenazi
Screening time: 09.04.2016. 17:30
Screening location: Kino Tuškanac
Runtime: 19 min
Awards: Best short film – Shanghai international student Film Festival ( siff ) 2015. Best short film – Sehuschte Film Festival (Germany) 2015. Special jury mention – leiden Film Festival, LISFE. (Holland). Clermont Ferrand Film Festival. Cameraimage. (Poland) Cinemed, Montpellier Mediteranien Film Festival. (France) Munich Kaliber 35. (Germany) Jerusalem International Film Festival (jff) ( Israel) Tel Aviv International Students Film Festival. (Israel)
17-year-old Elai is working with his older brother at the kibbutz’s fish ponds, guarding the catch. After a kid from the nearby Arab village offers him some protection from violent thieves, Elai tries to reciprocate the favour. However, when things don’t go to plan, fear strangles his good will and Elai finds himself telling a lie that will have truly dire consequences.