Israel 2022, 72 min, Hebrew and English, Hebrew & English subtitles

In 2007 Livi, a photography student, moves into an empty building in downtown Haifa. Just before her loneliness urges her to leave, Shahar, Zvi, Iddo and Talia move into that very building – young artists themselves. The friendship ignites in an instant and when Zvi can’t pay his rent, they decide to rent a space together, half of which will be Zvi’s dwelling and half – an art gallery and bar. The joint work thrives and their voice is heard across the distance, but cracks begin to show, the gallery closes and they disperse. For 12 years, Livi follows their journey to fulfill their dreams as they face the reality of livelihood difficulties, manic depression and alcoholism, unfolding both intimately and lovingly, revealing the story of five friends and their maturing process.

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Screening Schedule:
  • Tue 31.05 | 21:15 | Venue Cinematheque 1 | Filmmaker Present
  • Thu 02.06 | 19:15 | Venue Cinematheque 4 | Filmmaker Present
  • Fri 03.06 | 21:15 | Venue Cinematheque 4 | Filmmaker Present
  • Watch Online | The film will be available From May 31st at 9:15 P.M. until June 5th

Livi Kessel is a founder of the first independent art center in downtown Haifa. her short film ”51 port film a war film” was screened in many exhibitions. She teaches in the photography department in Wizo design academy where she completed her bachelor degree and studying for her Master degree in Film and culture.

Production: Ami livne, Itai Tamir
C- Producer, Cinematography & Research: Livi Kessel
Production Company: Laila Films
Script: Livi Kessel, Danel Elpeleg
Editing: Danel Elpeleg
Sound Design: Shahaf Vagshal
Music: Ofir Leibowitz

Source: Laila Films

Supporters & Broadcasters: Makor Foundation for Israeli Films, The New Fund for Cinema and TV, Mifal HaPayis