Haifa Cinemarket 5
Haifa Cinemarket will be screening 3 films in Work – in – progress rough – cut stage.
Digital Post Production services in the amount of up to 20,000 Euros offered by THE POST REPUBLIC Germany will be awarded one of the films screened in front of an international committee and interested distributors.
The Award includes online editing, color correction and DCP. In previous years, the films awarded were screened at the Haifa Film Festival the following year, making a cinematic tradition out of this interesting collaboration.
Work in Progress :Feature Films
Nils , Feature Film, Drama, 90 minutes
An eccentric romantic comedy. A young, mentally ill musician meets an anorexic in denial. He's on a vacation from the hostel residence where he lives, she escapes from hospital, and the two go on a nocturnal journey that reveals their illnesses, their passions, and their dreams of going back to being the people they were, before their minds betrayed their hearts.
Writer: Nitai Gvirtz, Director: Ram Nahari, Cinematographer: Sharon De Mayo, Editor: Ido Muchrik
Cast: Nitai Gvirtz, "Moon" Shavit, Rona Lipaz, Carmel Bato, Eliam Volman, Tal Berkovitz.
Producer: Yifat Prestelnik Films LTD
Our Father, Feature Film, Drama, 90 minutes
Ovadia is the strongest doorman of Tel Aviv night clubs. His biggest dream is to become a father, his wife Rachel can't get pregnant. Shalom, a small time gangster, offers Ovadia a job. This job will allow Ovadia to start an expensive private treatment for Rachel. Once Rachel gets pregnant, he decides to stop working for Shalom.
Director: Meni Yaish, Dop Ram Schweke, Editor: Shira Arad,
Producer: Marek Rozenbaum, transfax
Marek Rozenbaum (Transfax Films Production) produced over 50 feature films including some most successful films in Israel film history
One Week and a Day, Feature Film, Drama, 90 minutes
In the span of a day, a grieving father steals his deceased son's medicinal marijuana from a hospice, skips work and hangs out with his estranged neighbor's son while his wife tries to get back to her daily routine but instead fights off school teachers, stray kittens, dental clinic workers and her husband.
“One Week and a Day" deals with grief, pain and sadness in a way that its main characters do – instead of falling back to how people think they should act, they fight to rise up and deal with the new circumstances that have been thrust upon them by trying to live again, each in their own unexpected ways.
Writer/ Director: Asaph Polonsky, Director of photography: Moshe Mishali, Editor: Tali Halter-Shenkar,
Cast: Shai Avivi, Evgenia Dodina, Tomer Kapon, Uri Gavriel
Original Score: Ran Bagno
Producers: Saar Yogev and Naomi Levari, BLACKSHEEP PRODUCTIONS