Staring Match (2012)

HEBREW TITLE

Krav Einamim

24

DIRECTOR

Orit Fuks

PRODUCTION

JSFS

LENGTH

20:13 Min

LANGUAGE

Hebrew

SYNOPSIS

Alma, a young director, is casting actors and actresses for a scene she wrote, but none of those auditioning can deliver the emotional payoff for the scene. The scene becomes alive and violent when Alma decides to play the female lead herself.

DIRECTOR'S BIO

Orit Fouks Rotem's (b. 1982) short And You Keep Silent is part of the School's tribute project Voice Over (MoMA 2020). Her independent short, Veil, was nominated for the 2019 Israeli Academy Awards. Her debut feature Cinema Sabaya, which was developed at the Jerusalem International Film Lab, will be released in 2020.