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Cleveland Jewish FilmFest - Shorts Program

Date: September 14, 2017Time: 11:00 am
Location:  Cedar Lee Theatre

Shorts Program

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Director: Liran Kapel and Yael Dekel • Israel • 2012 Hebrew with subtitles • 10 min

A ten year old girl, dreams of buying a pair of shoes during the war believing that with shoes, she will survive.



Directors: Lior Golan and Tal Arbiv • Israel • 2012

Animation • 12 min

A marionette puppet performs at the street corner in this Israeli animated gem.  Desperation turns to hope when the puppet learns of a talent show that could bring him his long awaited fame. But the way over is quite complicated when you are a puppet with feelings.


The Transfer

Director: Michael Grudsky • Israel/Germany
Hebrew with subtitles • 22 min

Erez, an Israeli commissioned officer, and two other soldiers have been ordered to transfer an Arab prisoner to Megiddo prison. Along the way, a conflict arises that makes them all question their prejudices.


The Little Dictator

Director: Nurith Cohn • Israel • 2015 • German, Hebrew, Russian with subtitles • 29 min

An apathetic history professor reclaims his self-respect at a Holocaust survivor’s 90th birthday party.


Wig Shop

Director: Kat Coiro • USA • 2016 • English, Russian, Yiddish with subtitles • 16 min

A Los Angeles Orthodox woman uncovers a life-changing secret from a hairdresser.


Sponsor: Sally & Larry Sears