Breaking News

Two Israeli Films Make List of Finalists for Best Short Film at Oscars

The Academy Awards trophy. Photo: Wikimedia Commons. – Two Israeli films have made the list of 10 finalists for best short film at next February’s 87th Academy Awards (Oscars).

One finalist is the 40-minute Aya—directed by Michal Brezis and Oded Binnun, and starring Sarah Adler and Ulrich Thomsen—the story of a woman who mistakenly picks up the wrong person from the airport, yet the man decides to maintain the pretense.

The other Israeli finalist is Summer Vacation, or Chofesh Hagadol in Hebrew. The 22-minute film was directed by Tal Granit and Sharon Maymon, and stars Yiftach Klein, Oded Leopold, and Hilla Vidor. In the film, a family goes on vacation to a beautiful sunny island, yet one member simply wants to get away from it all. The film contended at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.

The final listings for the 2015 Oscars will be announced on Jan. 15.

…read more

Source:: The Algemeiner

Please ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInShare on StumbleUponPin on PinterestEmail this to someone

Jewish Content

Posted by on November 21, 2014. Filed under Breaking News,Israeli News,Lifestyle / Food,Slider. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. Both comments and pings are currently closed.