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International Short-Films | Block no.
Directed by Omer Shamir| Isdraele 2019 | 14 min | Regional Premiere
Language: Arabic, Hebrew, English Italian and English subtitles
When a Tel Aviv family decides to evict a tenant, a single mother Sudanese refugee, after a year of not paying her rent, the family's liberal ideology begins to crack. Noga (17) the youngest in the family, confronts her mother Dalia (52) in an attempt to prevent the eviction, but finds that she is unable to cope with the complex reality and implications of the situation.
Omer Shamir After completing his BA in Human Ecology in College of the Atlantic (USA) Omer Shamir returned to his home country, and graduated with honors from the Tel Aviv University’s MFA program in directing and producing. He completed five short films and is now working on his first feature documentary project.
Festival & Awards
Solidarity - Best Student Film, Tel Aviv International Human Right Film Festival
Solidando - 2nd Best Short Film, Solidando Film Fest, Cagliari, Italy