Across the Line
- PRODUCTION INFO
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.
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
Assistant Director: Adin Wiener
Costume Designer: Eyal Elhadad
Line Producer: Omer Sadot
Casting: Didi Lubetzky
Production Manager: Keren Noyman
Make-up Artist: Revital Darom
Costume Designer: Chen Gilad
Sound Recordist: Vitali Grinshpun
Gaffer: Avi Dasberg Grip: Roi Mano 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