The Visit

School: Minshar School of Art

Director: Inbar Horesh

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Hagar makes a reluctant visit to a nursing home in Jerusalem to visit her father. Through one misstep after another, She becomes trapped in the building. Soon Hagar’s simple visit has turned into a quest for identity in a microcosm of Israeli society


Duration: 27 min.

Country: Israel

Language: Arabic (Overview), Hebrew, Russian

Year: 2014

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Aging, Islamic, Jewish, Senior/Aging, Women

Cast & Crew

Director: Inbar Horesh

Producer: Maya Zaydman

Writer: Inbar Horesh

Actors: Nathalie Berman, Morad Hasan, Yosef Karmon

Festivals & Awards


Cannes Film Festival official selection- Cinefondation competition

nominated to the Israeli Oscar for best short film and have reached the finalist (Israel)

Dharamasalla Free Spirit IFF (India)

Jerusalem Film Festival (Israel)/ 2014

AICE Israeli Film Festival (Australia)/2014

Cinemed FF. (France)/2014

Warsaw Jewish FF (Poland)/2014

Camerimage FF (Poland)/2014

Anima & Etiuda FF (Poland)/2014

IMA International FF (India)/2014


Zoom IFF (Poland)/2015/Honorable maintain special prize

Mexico Int'l Film Fest/2015/ Bronze Palm Award

Rengo IFF (Chile)/2015

Bermuda IFF (Bermuda)/2015

Salento Int'l Film Festival (Italy)/2015

RiverRun Film Festival (USA)/2015

Leiden FF (Netherlands)/2015

Intravenosa student International film festival (Colombia)/2015

In The Palace Int'l Film Fest (Bulgaria)/2015

Indy Film Fest (USA)/2015

Festival international Signes de Nuit (Portugal)/2015

International Film Festival of Valencia Cinema Jove (Spain)/2015

Busho Int'l Film Festival (Hungary)/2015

La Costa IFF (USA)/2015

Mill Valley IFF (USA)/2015

Guam IFF (Guam)/2015

Eberswalde Film Festival - Provinziale (Germany)/2015

Ojai FF (USA)/ 2015

Cinemaforum IFF (Poland)/ 2015

Filmfest reflexionen des geistes/ 2015


SEDIFF film festival (Seoul, South Korea

Beliot IFF (USA)/ 2016

Richmond IFF (USA)/ 2016

Seret London FF/2016