Israel 2021, 58 min, Hebrew and Russian, Hebrew subtitles

Daniela (16) and Ohad (17) are determined to make their dream come true – win the World Kickboxing Youth Championship. Along with the demanding lifestyle required in professional sports, their studies and matriculation that require dedication and time, they also have to face strong opposition and pressure from their traditional Caucasian families, who disagree with their pursuit of a violent and dangerous sport.
Ohad, who fainted and lost consciousness in the arena, causes his mother great anxiety and she and his father pressure him to stop training and competing.
Daniela has to deal with fears expressed by her female relatives that the sport will harm not only her studies and exams but also put her future chances of getting pregnant at risk.

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Screening Schedule:
  • Fri 02.07 | 12:15 | Venue Cinematheque 1 | Filmmaker Present
  • Sun 04.07 | 17:00 | Venue Cinematheque 2 | Filmmaker Present | Q&A with the filmmaker moderated by Iris Zaki
  • Watch online | The film will be available from July 1st until July 31st

Immigrated to Israel in 1992, from the Caucasus.
In 2010 studied cinema at the Minasher, and during his studies he made several films. His first documentary Dinj (2016) participated in Haifa film festival. His short feature Children of the Mountains participated in 2016 at the Cannes and Haifa festivals.

Production: Osnat Trabelsi
Production Company: Trabelsi Productions
Editing: Lev Goltser, Oren Horesh

Source: Trabelsi Prodctions

Supporters & Broadcasters: Makor Foundation for Israeli Films, Channel 5, פותח בתמיכת הקרן החדשה לקולנוע וטלויזיה

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