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SHMAMA

26 minutes | 2017

Director: Miki Polonsky | DOP: Ilya Marcus | Producer: KM Productions

Leah works as a maid in the hotel during the day, while Meital, her daughter, sings at the hotel’s lobby at night. They live trapped in their relationship, surrounded by the Dead Sea.

Best Director
PANCEVO FILM
FESTIVAL

2017

Festivals and Awards:

  • Pardino D'Argento SRG SSR for the International Competition at Locarno Film Festival (2017)

  • Ekadeshma International Short film Festival, Kathmandu, Nepal (2017)

  • Passaggi d'Autore: Intrecci Mediterranei Film Festival, Italy (2017)

  • Kustendorf Film and Music Festival, Serbia (2018)

  • Best Script in the Sam Spiegel, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund at the Jerusalem film festival (2017)

  • Best Director, Panacevo Film Festival (2017)

  • Jihlava International Documentary Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic (2017)

  • Imagine India Film Festival, Madrid, Spain (2017)

  • Tirana International Film Festival, Albania (2017)

  • Alessandria Film Festival, Italy (2018)

  • NexT International Film Festival, Bucharest, Romania (2018)

  • Washington Jewish Film Festival (2018)

OTHER PROJECTS