Impressive Number of Israeli Film Featured at International Film Festivals

The Matchmaker

Several film festivals, in Israel and around the world, are offering some programs worth a look. The 6th International Children's Film Festival starts on October 27 at the Tel Aviv Cinematheque and runs through October 30. More than 60 films will be screened during the festival, including Israeli films, films from abroad, short films and films by children.

The program states the festival's theme as "In every place and in every language in the world, each child's story is worthy of a film."

The guest of honor will be Mijke de Jong, the Dutch director of the film Bluebird, which won the Crystal Bear Award at the Berlin Film Festival and the Grand Prix at the Montreal International Children's Film Festival. It tells the story of an adolescent girl who is bullied at school and how she learns to fight back.

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