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28TH TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL MAY 27 - JUNE 7, 2020

America

Short

Screening Information

Canadian Premiere
May 8 - 1:00PM
Alliance Francaise
May 10 - 12:00PM
Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk 6

Film Details

Country Israel
Year 2018
Running Time 15 MIN
Languages Hebrew, English
Subtitles English
Director Nadav Arbel
Cast Evgenia Dodina
Themes Families and Family Secrets,
Immigration,
Refugees

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Description

In this sublime animated short film, it’s 1950s Tel Aviv and a mother and her son receive a telegram with an invitation for a phone call from America. The prospects of the call spark hope for a better life in the mother's heart, while her son is busy in his own fantasy world inspired by his life in Israel.

Presentation Details

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