Vasermil


Drama
Drama

The film, named after the soccer stadium located in the Be'er Sheva in southern Israel, tells the story of three teenagers who pin their hopes on football as a way out of an unforgiving environment.


$500 

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Vasermil

A Film: by Mushon Salmona
(Israel, 2007, 93 Minutes, Color, Hebrew/Amharik/Russian, English subtitles, Cast: David Taplitzky, Adiel Zamro, Nadir Eldad)

Vasermil tells the story of a group of 16 year olds who live in the same tough neighborhood of           Beer-Sheba, growing up in an unforgiving environment, pinning their hopes on football as a way out. Shlomi Lives with his widowed mother looking up to a brother who’s already in trouble with the law     and working as a Pizza delivery boy. Elisha, who is of Ethiopian descent, has to look after his young brother and his mother, while watching out for the constant prejudice and harassment, when all he   really wants to do is play football with his mates, and Genadi, is a new immigrant from Russia, who makes a living out of dealing dope, trying to save enough money to get his family out of there.  

FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS
Jerusalem International Film Festival - Jury Prize

San Francisco International Film Festival - New Directors First Prize

• Thessaloniki International Film Festival
• Rotterdam International Film Festival
• Melbourne International Film Festival
• Helsinki International Film Festival
• Hamburg International Film Festival
• Zurich International Film Festival
• Gijon International Film Festival
• Miami Jewish Film Festival
• CPH: PIX Copenhagen
• Gdinya Jewish Film Festival
• Zlin Film Festival
• NY Sephardi Jewish Film Festival
• Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema
• Hamptons Film Festival
• New Horizon Film Festival
• Sao Paulo Jewish Film Festival