The Little Dictator

School: The Maaleh School of Television & Film

Director: Nurith Cohn, Emanuel Cohn

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Professor Yossi Kleinmann, a religious Jew, gets stuck with a calamitous moustache at the 90th birthday party of his wife's grandmother, a Holocaust survivor. The rest is history...


Duration: 29 min.

Country: Israel

Language: Hebrew

Year: 2015

Genre: Fiction (Comedy)

Topic: Aging, Jewish

Cast & Crew

Director: Nurith Cohn, Emanuel Cohn

Producer: Noam Keidar

Writer: Emanuel Cohn

Actors: Emanuel Cohn, Iris Penn, Ruth Geller, Meni Florentin

Festivals & Awards


Haifa Film Festival/2015

Chicago Intnl. Film Festival/2015

Jerusalem Jewish FF/2015/Best Short Film


Atlanta Jewish FF/2016

LA Jewish FF/2016/Best Narrative Short

Festival du Cinema Israelien Montreal/2016

Berlin Jewish Film Festival/2016

Religion Today Italy/2016/Sprit of Faith Prize

Best Actor FF/2016/Best ActorShort Dramedy

Vancouver Jewish FF/2016

Popoli et Religioni italy/2016/Best Actor

Pitigliani Italy/2016

Warsaw Jewish FF/2016/Best Narrative Short

Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival/2016

Victoria Jewish Film Festival Canada/2016

Vienna Jewish Film Festival/2016


International Christian FF/2017/Best Student

Louisville Jewish Film Festival/2017

San Diego Jewish/2017/Best Narrative Short

Buffalo Jewish Film Festival/2017

Memphis Jewish Film Festival/2017

Filmtage Jewish FF Munich/2017

Peace on Earth Chicago/2017/Best Student

Fargo FF/2017/Best Student Narrative

Houston Jewish Film Festival/2017

FIFA Aubagne France/2017

Beverly Hills Jewish Film Festival/2017

Festival Israelien de Paris/2017

West Chester/ 2017/Best Student Film

Pittsburgh Jewish/2017



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