The Rabbi


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

Michael is a charismatic and much-admired Rabbi at a Jerusalem Yeshiva. A revealing confession by Gadi, his favorite student, will shake the rabbi's familiar and secure world.


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The Rabbi

Written and Directed by: Uriya Hertz

Fiction. 19:40 min. 2016, Color

Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)

Language: Hebrew with English subtitles


Michael is a charismatic and much-admired Rabbi at a Jerusalem Yeshiva. A revealing confession by Gadi, his favorite student, will shake the rabbi's familiar and secure world.

 

FESTIVALS AND SCREENINGS:

 

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2016

TLVfest LGBT International Film Festival, 2017

Iris Prize Festival, Cardiff, Wales, 2017

International Queer Film Festival, Hamburg, Germany2017

Side By Side LGBT International Film Festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia, 2017

Southwest Gay and Lesbian Film Festival, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 2017

The International Film Festival of the Art of Cinematography CAMERIMAGE, Bydgoszcz, Poland 2017

Sardinia Short Queer Film Festival, Italy, 2017

Mix Brasili Festival of Diversity, São Paulo, Brazil, 2017

NYC Shorts Film Festival, New York, USA, 2017

 •  Atlanta JFF 2018

•  Maine JFF 2019

*  Summer Shorts Film Festival, Chester County 2019

•  Atlantic JFF 2019

•  Hong Kong JFF 2019


AWARDS:

 Best Student Film: NYC Shorts Film Festival, New York, USA, 2017