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Mon, Mar 20


Streaming on Eventive


Six short films. Underwritten by Riva Gambert in honor of Claire Vaserman. Co-sponsor: Diablo Valley Chapter of Hadassah.

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Mar 20, 2023, 12:00 AM PDT – Mar 25, 2023, 12:00 AM PDT

Streaming on Eventive

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ANNE - Short / United States  / English / 2021 / 10 minutes 

Two actresses, one white and one black, have made it to the final callbacks for the role of a lifetime— to play Anne Frank in an upcoming staged production. But as the topic of color-blind casting makes its way into the audition room, the controversial question emerges: who is best suited to portray Anne Frank? Based on the original play Anne, written by Adi Eshman.

MAKE ME A KING - Short / United Kingdom  / English / 2021 / 16 minutes - Watch trailer here

Ari performs as a Jewish Drag King, much to the confusion of their family. Idolizing real-life hero, Pepi Littman, who carved out a space for Drag Kings over 100 years ago, opens up a space for acceptance in the present. Mature Audiences.

MINYAN DUTY - Short / United States / English, Hebrew / 2022 / 14 minutes - Watch trailer here

Hoping to say Kaddish after their mother's death, Leah and Ariel find themselves one person short of a Minyan-a quorum of ten Jewish adults required for evening prayer service. As a result, they turn to an unconventional solution.

MISS. - Short / United Kingdom / English / 2021 / 12 minutes - Watch trailer here

Photographer Olive returns from work to find her new flatmate, Nina, in desperate need of photos to enter a beauty pageant. Olive photographs Nina then discovers the shocking truth behind the beauty pageant. Mature Audiences.

NO LIMITS - Short / Israel / Hebrew, Arabic / 2020 / 21 minutes - Watch trailer here

Yael is driving home when she is suddenly hit from behind. Her car is then high-jacked with her baby in the back seat. This short, heart-wrenching movie presents the complex relationship between the Jewish and Palestinian residents of the Samaria region, and how human connections help to overcome the obstacles between them. Based on a true story.

WINTER OF '79 - Short / United States / Persian / 2022 / 21 minutes - Watch trailer here

At the onset of the 1979 Iranian Revolution, a Persian-Jewish mother must choose between her patriotism to her country or her responsibility to her family.

Short Film Series underwritten by Riva Gambert in honor of Claire Vaserman. 

Co-sponsor: Diablo Valley Chapter of Hadassah.

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