Gan Eden Avud | Joe + Belle

Runtime: 90 min.
Age: 18+

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Gan Eden Avud

Year: 2009
Country: Israel, France
Director: Mihal Brezis, Oded Binnun
Cast: Moris Cohen, Rotem Zissman-Cohen
Genre: short
Language: Hebrew, English
Runtime: 10 min.
A man and a woman are tenderly making love in a one star hotel room. A moment later when they are both dressed up, the idyll that seamed authentic is now gone. A modern look at the story of Adam and Eve.

Awards & Festivals:

Jerusalem Film Festival – Wolgin Award (Short Film), Festival Prize - The Golden Egg
FESTIVAL CAS D'RAGE (Gagny, France) – Prize of the Jury for Best Film
End of the Pier Film Festival (Worthing, UK) – Award for Best Short Drama
Angers European First Film Festival – CCAS Award (French Short Films), Librarians' Award (French Short Films)
Chile International Short Film Festival – Best Fiction (International Shorts)
New York City Short Film Festival – Festival Award - Best of Fest

Palm Springs International ShortFest, Palm Springs, US, 2009
Festival du Cinéma Européen de Lille, Lille, France, 2009
Belgrade Documentary and Short Film Festival, Belgrad, Serbia, 2009
FESTIVAL CAS D'RAGE, Cagny, France, 2009
Un festival c’est trop court, Nice, France, 2009
Nashville Film Festival, Nashville, US, 2009
MIFF Awards, Milano, Italy, 2009
VIS Vienna Independent Shorts, Vienna, Austria, 2009
End of the Pier Film Festival, BOGNOR REGIS, UK, 2009
Seattle International Film Festival, Seattle, US, 2009
Art Film Fest, Bratislava, Slovakia, 2009
Huesca International Film Festival, Huesca, Spain, 2009

Джо + Бель
Joe + Belle

Year: 2011
Country: Israel
Director: Veronica Kedar
Cast: Sivan Levy, Veronica Kedar, Romi Aboulafia, Irit Gidron, Yotam Ishay
Genre: comedy, crime, drama
Language: Hebrew, English, French
Runtime: 80 min.
Age: 18+
A dark comedy about two girls that fall in love with their country and each other en route from Tel Aviv to Sderot. Joe is a frustrated drug dealer and Belle is a french psychopath. The two meet and get involved in an absurd murder in the center of Tel Aviv. They now have to dump the body and escape the police. In this long and difficult journey, the coincidental encounter becomes a true love story that can only exist in one place - Sderot, the ongoing target of Qassam rocket attacks in Israel.

Awards & Festivals:

Awards of the Israeli Film Academy nomination – Best Film
Cinema South Film Festival, Israel – Festival Prize (Best Independent Film)
International Women's Film Festival Rehovot – Best Director Award
Frameline San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival – participation 
Chéries-Chéris – participation