We proudly inform you that this year the Embassy of the State of Israel is holding its first ever movie festival on HRT. Summer Evenings with Israeli Movies, beginning July 27 and ending August 8 brings you six movies, every night at 20 on HTV – HRT 3 and the online platform HRTi. We invite you to join us and enjoy Israeli movies from the comfort of your homes.
SUMMER EVENINGS WITH ISRAELI MOVIES
JULY 27 – AUG 1, HTV – HRT 3, HRTi
EVERY NIGHT AT 20.00
WEDDING DOLL – Monday, Jul 27
Director: Nitzan Gilady
Actors: Moran Rosenblatt, Assi Levy, Roya Assaf
Hagit is a young, talented, slightly intellectually disabled young woman living with her mother in the suburbs of a small town in a desert. She works at a toilet paper factory and she desperately wants to be independent. She’s in a secret relationship with the son of the owner of the toilet paper factory and wants to marry him. When the owner announces that the factory is closing, Hagit’s plans change.
HUNTING ELEPHANTS – Tuesday, Jul 28
Director: Reshef Levi
Actors: Sasson Gabai, Moni Moshonov, Patrick Stewart
After tragically losing his father, teenager Yonatan meets his paternal grandfather for the first time in his life and develops with him, his grandfather’s friend and his paternal grandmother’s brother a silently friendly relationship. The four of them together think of a plan to make their financial (and other difficulties) disappear – they will rob the bank in which Yonatan’s father died.
WORKING WOMAN – Wednesday, Jul 29
Director: Michal Aviad
Actors: Liron Ben-Shlush, Menashe Noy, Oshri Cohen
Orna becomes the assistant of a powerful real estate agent, Benny. Although her job starts out great – she is promoted, Benny is helping her and guiding her – it all ends when Benny’s behaviour crosses the limits. Despite this, she can’t quit; her husband has just opened a restaurant and they need the money. Orna is dealing with having to balance work, motherhood, keeping a professional distance at work without getting fired, but the situation soon becomes much worse and Orna is forced to fight back.
FAREWELL PARTY – Thursday, Jul 30
Directors: Tal Granit i Sharon Maymon
Actors: Ze’ev Revach, Levana Finkelstein, Aliza Rosen
The residents of a home for the elderly build a self-euthanasia machine in order to help their terminally ill friend. Once other residents hear rumours about the machine, its creators must face a series of ethical dilemmas.
ZERO MOTIVATION – Friday, Jul 31
Director: Talya Lavie
Actors: Dana Ivgy, Nelly Tagar, Shani Klein
The comedy-drama Zero Motivation shows the everyday life of a female IDF unit in a distant desert base. The girls are unhappy and unmotivated and are counting down the days until they return to normal life.
THE BAND’S VISIT – Saturday, Aug 1
Director: Eran Kolirin
Actors: Sasson Gabai, Ronit Elkabetz, Saleh Bakri
The Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra travel to Israel to perform at the opening ceremony of the Arab cultural center. Due to linguistic difference, they board the wrong bus and end up in the wrong town. A new bus is coming the next day, and they must spend the night in a city in which they are complete foreigners, but they discover that they have more in common with their hosts than they thought.