Israel 2021, 100 min, Hebrew, English and Norwegian, Hebrew subtitles

Bridge is the most popular card game in history, enjoyed by millions of senior citizens all around the world. It is also a world of cutthroat competition, with elite players sponsored by billionaires who go toe-to-toe in ruthless high stakes tournaments. The world’s best player is Lotan Fisher, who by the age of 26 became “The Michael Jordan of Bridge”. He was unstoppable, until his archnemesis, Boye Brogeland accused him of cheating, throughout his whole career. Lotan vehemently denies the accusation, which quickly spirals in a massive controversy threatening to bring down the entire competitive Bridge world. With millions of dollars and their lucrative careers at stake, the truth behind one of the world’s most bizarre blood feuds will be revealed in a true-crime comedy documentary.
English subtitles in the online version only.

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Screening Schedule:
  • Thu 01.07 | 21:30 | Venue Cinematheque 3 | Filmmaker Present
  • Sat 03.07 | 10:00 | Venue Cinematheque 2 | Filmmaker Present | Q&A with filmmaker Daniel Sivan moderated by Alon Sahar
  • Thu 08.07 | 16:45 | Venue Cinematheque 1
  • Watch online | The film will be available from July 1st until July 31st

Daniel Sivan is an Israeli award winning Director/Producer known for his social-political documentaries. His works include the Netflix hit docuseries ‘The Devil Next Door’, ‘The Oslo Diaries' premiered at Sundance, distributed by HBO and was nominated for an Emmy and 'Censored Voices' (dir. Mor Loushy) won the Israeli Academy Awards.

Production: Daniel Sivan, Danna Stern, Guy Lavie
Production Company: Stop Press! productions, yes Studios
Editing: Daniel Sivan, Doron Djerassi, James Haygood, Jesse Overman
Cinematography: Avner Shahaf
Research: Tali Shamir-Werzberger
Sound Design: Yoss Appelbaum
Music: Eldad Guetta

Source: Submarine Entertainment

Supporters & Broadcasters: Yes Docu, Makor Foundation for Israeli Films

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