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Short Films

Short Films

At JIFF 2022, immerse yourself in a carefully-curated selection of the best new Jewish-themed short films from around the globe. 

The Story of Three Sisters - A sliding doors moment realises Oded's dream for his mother and aunts’ extraordinary holocaust survival tale to be shared with the world. 

The Deceased - Haim is an elderly man on his deathbed. His family members gather to say goodbye, each in their own absurd way.

Fine - A stubborn family fights on a road trip through the desert.  

Masel Tov Cocktail - A Russian-Jewish teen in Germany offers a fiercely comic take on his modern Jewish life.

A Holy Duty - Melbourne-based filmmaker Sarah Marcuson takes an intimate look into the lives of the ‘Chevra Kadisha’, or ‘Sacred Society’; a group of Jewish volunteers that spend years of their life preparing, sanctifying, and burying Jewish bodies. 

The Schnoz - When Lydia’s grandma gives her a cheque for a nose job for her 21st birthday, it feels like a dream come true. That is, until she finds herself face to face with the ghost of her great grandmother, whose nose she has inherited.

White Eye - In this Oscar-nominated short, a man finds his stolen bicycle, which now belongs to a stranger. While attempting to retrieve it, he struggles to remain human. 

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    Australia, Germany, United Kingdom, Israel

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    Hebrew, English, German (English subtitles)

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