Across the Line

Short Film/2017
  • CREW
  • Festivals
  • Producers: Saar Yogev & Naomi Levari
    Director: Nadav Shlomo Giladi
    Writer: Zuriel Melchior
    Israeli Distribution: Black Sheep Film Productions Ltd.
    Supported by: Makor Film Foundation, NFCT
    Running Time: 29 min


  • Hananel, a young religious Jew, is hurrying home for Shabbat. An unexpected encounter with Mundir, an unwanted and stubborn Palestinian hitchhiker, leads Hananel on a series of mix-ups that eventually teach him a lesson in communication, friendship and love.

  • Nadav Shlomo Giladi
    Graduate of The Sam Spiegel Film School. His first short movie, Short on Cash (2014) with Lior Ashkenazi, was presented at Cannes and across France during the SNCF Crime festival. It was also selected to many other festivals such as Sacramento (Best Short), LA Comedy Fest, Haifa, and short listed for The Ophir Prize (Israeli Academy Award).
    Across the Line  will be Nadav’s third film as a director.

    Zuriel Melchior
    A screenwriter. Graduated the Sam Spiegel Film & TV School’s Writing Program. Zuriel Melchior is also a game designer and spends much of his time concentrating on VR (virtual reality). He is the creator of the humoristic card game “Sababa ve HaKol”, which was completely funded via Headstart.

  • DP: Giora Bejach, 1st AD:  Adin Wiener
    Costume Designer: Eyal Elhadad
    Line Producer: Omer Sadot, Casting: Didi Lubetzky
    Production Manager: Keren Noyman
    Make-up Artist: Revital Darom , Gaffer: Avi Dasberg
    Costume Designer: Chen Gilad,   Grip: Roi Mano
    Sound Recordist: Vitali Grinshpun
    Editor: Tal Keller  Original Score:Ronnie Reshef
    Colorist: Ido Lahman
    Sound Design & Mix: Shahaf Vagshal

  • Stoney Brook International Film Festival 2017 – Jury Award for Best Short
    Haifa International Film Festival 2017
    Heartland Film Festival 2017
    Other Israel Film Festival 2017
    Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival 2017