A drama, a dark comedy, a love triangle, a crime story and much, much more. An adventure like this could only happen to people who are NOT IN TEL AVIV.
Not in Tel-Aviv
A Film by: Nony Geffen
(Israel, 2012, 82 Minutes, Black & white, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Nony Geffen, Yaara Pelzig, Romy Aboulafia, Anat Atzmon, Tal Fridman)
Trained as an actor, Nony Geffen plays the lead role in this, his debut directing endeavor.
When a repressed high-school teacher loses his job, he decides to pull his entire life down with it.
Within the span of a few days, he will kidnap a teenage student, reconnect with his old high-school crush, forgive an old friend, kill his mother, take on a rabid group of feminists, a movie star, the police and the stifling conventions of his boring small town.
FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
Winner of the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno International Film Festival, Switzerland and Best Independent Feature Film at the Cinema South Film Festival, Israel.
• Locarno Film Festival, Switzerland - Special ciné + jury prize
• Cinema South Film Festival - Best Feature Film Award, Independent Feature films competition
• Medfilms (Rome)
• TURSAK – Rendezvous Istanbul Film Festival
• Brazil Israeli Film Festival 2013
• Israel Film Festival - LA 2013
• Washington DC - Embassy / Avalon Theater
• Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema 2013