Masel Tov Cocktail

  • Germany
  • Short
  • 2020
  • 30 min.

Masel Tov Cocktail

  • Germany
  • Short
  • 2020
  • 30 min.

Synopsis

A Russian-Jewish teen in Germany offers a fierce comic take on modern Jewish life and the hypocritically tolerant way in which his world works.

Credits

Director(s)

Arkadij Khaet, Mickey Paatzsch

Producer(s)

Christine Duttlinger, Ludwig Meck, Lotta Schmelzer

Script

Arkadij Khaet, Merle Teresa Kirchhoff

Cinematography

Nikolaus Schreiber

Editor

Tobias Wieduwilt

Original Music

Andreas Skandy

Cast

Alexander Wertmann, Mateo Wansing Lorrio, Gwentsche Kollewijn

Original Language

German, Russian

Subtitles

English, Spanish, French, Russian

Production company

Film Academy Baden-Württemberg

Involved Broadcasters

ARTE, SWR

  • WINNER

    Best Student Film
    JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    2021
  • WINNER

    Jury Award
    Atlanta Jewish Film Festival
    2021
  • WINNER

    Special Mention
    CLERMONT-FERRAND SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
    2020
  • WINNER

    Audience Choice Award
    Anchorage International Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Jury Award
    Anchorage International Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Audience Choice Award
    Osnabruck Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Audience Choice Award
    Moscow Jewish Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Jury Award
    San Francisco Jewish Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Jury Award
    Rome Independent Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Jury Award
    Boston Jewish Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    Jury Award
    London Short Series Fest
    2020
  • WINNER

    Audience award
    41. FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS
    2020
  • WINNER

    Award for a socially important film
    Filmreif! BUNDESFESTIVAL JUNGER FILM
    2020
  • WINNER

    Prize of the Youth Jury
    Filmreif! BUNDESFESTIVAL JUNGER FILM
    2020
  • WINNER

    Award for Best Actor
    39. FLICKERS’ RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Midlength film
    15. FÜNF SEEN FILMFESTIVAL
    2020
  • WINNER

    Young Talent Award
    Berlin Jewish Film Festival
    2020
  • WINNER

    New Gazes Award
    RELIGION TODAY FILM FESTIVAL
    2020
  • WINNER

    Honorable Mention
    INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ETIUDA&ANIMA
    2020
  • WINNER

    Student Jury Award
    INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ETIUDA&ANIMA
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Student Film
    ROME INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL
    2020
  • NOMINATION

    BEST GERMAN SHORT
    GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Film - Education Category
    GERMAN HUMAN RIGHTS FILM AWARD
    2020
  • WINNER

    BestFilm - Student Categor
    GERMAN HUMAN RIGHTS FILM AWARD
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Multicultural Film
    EUROSHORTS YOUNG FILMMAKERS
    2020
  • WINNER

    Audience award
    ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    2020
  • WINNER

    Jury award for Best Narrative Short
    ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Use of Digital Technology Award
    FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
    2020

Festival Highlights

JAIPUR INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL , India , Best Student Film Award , 2021

FILMFESTIVAL MAX OPHÜLS PREIS , Germany , Audience award - midlength film , 2020

Filmreif! BUNDESFESTIVAL JUNGER FILM , Germany , Award for a socially important film & Prize of the Youth Jury , 2020

FLICKERS’ RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL, USA , Award for Best Actor - Alexander Wertmann , 2020

SAN FRANCISCO JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , USA , Youth Jury Award Prize , 2020

FÜNF SEEN FILMFESTIVAL , Germany , Short Plus Award for Best Midlength film , 2020

JEWISH FILMFESTIVAL BERLIN & BRANDENBURG , Germany , JFBB- YOUNG TALENT AWARD , 2020

BOSTON JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , USA , Best Short Film Award , 2020

RELIGION TODAY FILM FESTIVAL , Italy , New Gazes - Award , 2020

FILMZEIT KAUFBEUREN , Germany , Democracy Award, main award of the Jury & Award of the student Jury , 2020

CIVIS MEDIA FOUNDATION 2020 , Germany , CIVIS Main Award for Integration & Media Award for Integration , 2020

UNABHÄNGIGES FILMFEST OSNABRÜCK , Germany , Audience award - Best Film , 2020

FILMETS BADALONA FILM FESTIVAL, Germany , Special Jury Award & Best Script Award , 2020

INTERNATIONAL FILMFESTIVAL LA CABINA , Spain , Best Main Actor Award & Best Script Award , 2020

JÜDISCHE FILMTAGE FRANKFURT , Germany , Official Selection , 2020

FILMZ – FESTIVAL DES DEUTSCHEN KINOS , Germany , Best Midlength film Award , 2020

LONDON SHORT SERIES FESTIVAL , UK , Best Student Film Award and Best Acrot Award , 2020

MOSCOW JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , Russia , Audience Award , 2020

BUSHO / THE BUDAPEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Hungary , 2020

INTERNATIONALES FESTIVAL ZEICHEN DER NACHT , Germany , 2020

SEHSÜCHTE Festival, Germany , 2020

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL SCHLINGEL , Germany , 2020

THESSALONIKI INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL , Greece , 2020

EDMONTON INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL , Canada , 2020

FILM FEST GENT , Belgium , 2020

SAN FRANCISCO INDEPENDENT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL , USA , 2020

BIBERACHERER FILMFESTSPIELE , Germany , 2020

FILM FESTIVAL COTTBUS , Germany , 2020

STUDENT INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL , Croatia , 2020

AESTHETIVA SHORT FILM FESTIVAL , UK , 2020

HONG KONG JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , China , 2020

HOLLYSHORTS FILM FESTIVAL , USA , 2020

INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ETIUDA&ANIMA , Poland , Honourable Mention , 2020

WARSAW JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , Poland , 2020

ROME INDEPENDENT FILM FESTIVAL , Italy , Best Student Film , 2020

GERMAN SHORT FILM AWARD , Germany , Nomination for Best Short Film , 2020

KYOTO INTERNATIONAL STUDENT FILM FESTIVAL , Japan , 2020

GERMAN HUMAN RIGHTS FILM AWARD , Germany , Best Film Award in 2 categories , 2020

EUROSHORTS YOUNG FILMMAKERS, Poland , Best Multicultural Film Award , 2020

FILMSCHAU BADEN-WÜRTTEMBERG , Germany , 2020

ALTER DO CHÃO FILM FESTIVAL , Brazil , 2020

ANCHORAGE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL , Alaska , Audience Award & Jury Award for Best Short , 2020

STUTTGARTER FILMWINTER , Germany , 2020

PALM BEACH JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , USA , 2020

NEW YORK JEWISH FILM FESTIVAL , USA , 2020

FLICKERFEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT FILM FESTIVAL, Australia , Best Use of Digital Technology Award , 2020

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  • The darkly comic 30-minute flick by Arkadij Khaet and Mickey Paatzsch pokes fun at a society still not fully at ease with its Jews.
    The Times of Israel
  • In a colorful and provocative manner, MASEL TOV COCKTAIL tackles almost every contemporary Jewish issue. Through the choreographed use of driving camera work, accented by fast-paced editing and punchy humor, we are introduced to the life of Dima, a Russian Jew living in Germany. The performances range from intense and serious to cartoonishly surreal. The film creates a subjective and complex internal world, which allows for it to be lifelike and nuanced. Ultimately, Dima’s unique take on Jewish stereotypes compels us to reexamine our worldview.
    SFJFF Youth Jury Statement

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