Out of Play

Partner: Sapir College – School of Audio and Visual Arts | Gesher Multicultural Film Fund

Bar (12), a longtime member of the boys' clique and the class's soccer team, is forced to re-earn her place in the team's lineup. While asserting her place, she realizes that a deeper issue is at stake.


Duration: 20min.

Country: Israel

Language: Hebrew

Year: 2021

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Adolescence, Childhood, Children, Coming of age, Friendship, Human Relationship, Identity, Jewish, Loneliness, Otherness, Sexuality, Society, Sports, Violence, Women, Youth, Youth/Teen

Cast & Crew

Director: Romi Menachem

Production company: Sapir College school for Audio & Visual arts

Writer: Romi Menachem

Cinematographer: Sefi Elisha Nahmani

Editor: Gal Yerushalmi

Actors: Talma Tal, , Netanel Bondi, , Ori Sardam, , Roi Chaluya, , Dolev Ashurov, , Ori Assraf Shimon, , Jonathan Burg, , Noam Marom, , Yam Teper, , Zohar Shitrit, , Tsafi (Tsafra) Shimoni, , Anna Anat Gofman Banai, , Itai Abayan, , Ofek Peretz

Festivals & Awards


Short Shorts Film Festival & Asia


Tel Aviv International Short Film Festival (TISFF) Tel Aviv International Short Film Festival (TISFF) the Critics Association Best Film Award

TOPAZ International Film Festival TOPAZ International Film Festival Audience Choice Award

International Student Film and Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy

Filem'On International Film Festival

UK Jewish Film Festival

Austin Jewish Film Festival

Boden International Film Festival Boden International Film Festival Semi-Finalist


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