Wild Kids

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2018
  • 52 min.
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Wild Kids

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2018
  • 52 min.

Synopsis

Hidden behind heavy metal doors of an old Jerusalem bomb shelter, lies a tiny animation studio. Every week several children of Russian immigrants meet to create a colorful carnival of monsters and earthquakes. “Wild Kids" illuminates the subversive world of two talented teenage artists, Zalman and Aharon, through a period of adolescence as they discover their own identity. Zalman must decide whether to stay in Israel as Aharon strives for recognition of his radical artistic path. The studio leader, Max, lives art as an alternative way of life. The images they create together are integrated into their uncompromising world view.

Credits

Director(s)

Tal Pesses

Producer(s)

Ron Ofer, Rotem Faran

Script

Tal Pesses

Cinematography

Tal Pesses

Editor

Dov Steuer

Original Music

Jonathan Bar Giora

Original Language

Hebrew, Russian, German

Subtitles

English, Hebrew

Sound Designer

Rei Elbaz

Produced with the help of

The Second Authority for Television and Radio, The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Israel Lottery Council for Culture & Arts, The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund at the Jerusalem Development Authority

Photos courtesy of

Ron Ofer Films

  • Winner

    Audience Favorite Award for Documentary Film
    Jerusalem International Film Festival
    2018

Festival Highlights

Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel , Official Documentary , 2018

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