The Opposite of Love is not Hate


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

A dark secret is lurking under the floorboards of the house the four siblings are about to sell. In this personal documentary, the intricate balance of one family; questions about parents, siblings – and the echoes of one person’s story within the family are examined. The memories of the four children are presented in a dream-like reality in which they confront a painful past.


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The Opposite of Love is not Hate
Written and Directed by: Hadas Hechter
Doc. 27 min, 2019, HD, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew, with English subtitles.

A dark secret is lurking under the floorboards of the house the four siblings are about to sell. In this personal documentary, the intricate balance of one family; questions about parents, siblings – and the echoes of one person’s story within the family are examined. The memories of the four children are presented in a dream-like reality in which they confront a painful past.


FESTIVALS:
Haifa Film Festival, Israel, 2018
The International Tel Aviv Student Film Festival, 2019
Camerimage Film Festival, Torun, Poland, 2019
International Festival of Film schools Munich, Germany, 2019
Bogota International Short Film Festival, Bogota, Colombia, 2019
Astra International Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania, 2019

AWARDS:
Best Directing Award: Astra International Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania, 2019