This coming of age story offers a new and different take on Israel’s complex reality as it follows young Shir who tries to forget what everyone is forced to remember.
A Film by: Michael Aloni
(Israel, 2016, 47 min, Hebrew, English subtitles, Cast: Maya Shoham
Maor Schweizer, Naor Danin, Irit Sheleg)
It is Yom HaZikaron, Israeli Memorial Day. Seventeen year old Shir skips school, evades her mom and, on the spinning wheels of her skateboard, tries as hard as she can to run away from her memories of her brother.
SCREENING AND AWARDS
Cannes IFF - FESTIVAL CORNER 2017
Nominated for Best Short Film at the Israeli Academy Awards, 2017
• Santa Barbara JFF 2018 - winner of Best Short
• Hong Kong JFF 2018