MISHMOSH: MJFF Shortish Film Program
MJFF is pleased to present this year's selection of short films for your enjoyment! Total run time of this program is about ninety (90) minutes. Please be aware that some of these films include profanity and adult themes.
THE WORST COMPANY IN THE WORLD
Director: Regev Contes
Country: Israel | 2009 | Documentary
Duration: 50 min.
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Director Regev Contes attempts to rescue his father's failing Tel Aviv insurance company which he runs with his middle-aged divorced friends from going bust, but along the way learns the importance of friendship and family over profits.
OUR FAMILY'S GLORIOUS LEGACY
Director: Neil Ira Needleman
Country: USA | 2010 | Short
Duration: 8 min.
In every mishpocha, there's a family historian, a self-designated storyteller. The narrator in this film spins a yarn of the family's three-millennium history. But how do we know where truth ends and legend begins?
Director: Eric Krasner
Country: USA | 2008 | Short Musical
Duration: 3 min.
A mash-up of vintage film and the music of Mickey Katz comes to a tremendous conclusion.
Director: Gordon Grinberg
Country: USA | 2010 | Short Comedy
Duration: 7 min.
Two Hassidic boys in new suits encounter two nuns one wise and one naïve on a Brooklyn street.
Director: Andrew Kavanagh
Country: Ireland | 2009 | Animated Short
Duration: 7 min.
Both living in New York, Dorit was a rising star among Israeli novelists and Hassan was a gifted Palestinian artist. A passionate, impossible friendship flourished between these exiles abroad. Hasan's colorful artwork is the catalyst for the film's animation, and Dorit's written account of their friendship guides the narrative.
THE EISENBERG BROTHERS
Director: Ben van Bergen
Country: USA | 2010 | Short Dark Comedy
Duration: 15 min.
When you have three boys, one babe, two parents, and one determined boyfriend in a family deli, can there be a happy ending? This short film was shot in one of the few remaining authentic New York City delis.
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