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The Water Stands/ Tsivia Barkai Yacov

Partner: Pitch-Point Shorts – Jerusalem Film Festival & GMFF

Director: Tsivia Barkai Yacov

filmmaker's profile

Director and screenwriter. Graduate of the Sam Spiegel School of Film and Television. RED COW, her first full length feature film made its debut at the 2018 Berlin Film Festival.

In the same year, it won the “Best Film,” “Best Debut Film” and “Best Actress” Awards at the Jerusalem Film Festival. Her film school final film, VIKA, participated in many festivals and was awarded prizes, among them an honorable mention at the Berlin Film Festival.

 
 
WINNER:
Gesher Multicultural Film Fund Second Award (150,000 ILS)

 

PROJECT IN DEVELOPMENT:

Lockdown. Nice apartment and neighbourhood, an imprisoned woman. Needing others, Shimrit enters the local mikvah. Her body is bruised. The balanit looks away. “Ko-sher” the cry assaults her. She leaves the water, leaves her previous life, only the water stands.

Estimated Budget: 250,000 ILS

 

Previous work:
Watch here Tsivia Barkai Yacov’s 2005 Short Film “VIKA”:

After a long stint in her boarding school, Vika, 12, returns home to see her mother for the weekend just to discover a new sister awaits her filthy and crying.

Details

Duration: 12 min.

Country: Israel

Language: Hebrew

Year: 2021

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Adult, Fear, Health, Human Relationship, Jewish, Loneliness, Social, Women

Cast & Crew

Director: Tsivia Barkai Yacov

Producer: Laila Films

Writer: Tsivia Barkai Yacov

Actors: -

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