Welcome and our Condolences

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2012
  • 26 min.

Welcome and our Condolences

  • Israel
  • Short
  • 2012
  • 26 min.

Synopsis

1991, the start of the Jewish immigration wave from the USSR to Israel. 12-year old Misha films his family's journey. The traumatic immigration experience turns absurd when their old aunt dies on the plane just before they land. Now, the family must to go through various levels of bureaucracy with an immigrating corpse.

Credits

Director(s)

Leon Prudovsky

Producer(s)

Estee Yacov-Mecklberg, Haim Mecklberg

  • Winner

    Youth Jury Award
    Clermont-Ferrand ISFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Silver Bird Award
    Seoul Int'l Drama Awards
    2013
  • Winner

    Golden Apricot Award for Best Short
    Yerevan IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Grand Prix
    NancyLorraine IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Best Short Film
    Jameson Cinefest IFF, Miscolk
    2013
  • Winner

    Best Short Film, Best Actress
    NY Picture Start IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Best Short Film
    New Jersey IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Best Independent Short
    Tel Aviv SIFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Best Short Film, Audience Award
    Panazorean IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Audience Award
    Kaliber ISFF 35, Munich
    2013
  • Winner

    Special Mention
    Haifa IFF
    2012
  • Winner

    Special Mention
    17th Thai Short IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Audience Favorite
    Sao Paolo Short IFF
    2013
  • Winner

    Special Jury Mention
    Vilnius Film Shorts
    2013
  • Winner

    Cinecourts Award
    35e CINEMED, Montpellier, France
    2013
  • Winner

    Best Script
    La Cabina IFF,Spain
    2013

Festival Highlights

Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival, France , Official Competition , 2013

Seoul Int'l Drama Awards, Korea , Official Competition , 2013

Haifa International Film Festival, Israel , Official Competition , 2012

35e CINEMED, Montpellier International Film Festival, France , Official Competition , 2013

La Cabina International Film Festival, Spain , Official Competition , 2013

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