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Firstborn

Shorts in Competition: Student

North American Premiere

Israel | 13 MINUTES | Hebrew | English subtitles

FIRSTBORN

Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
Sheri, a free-spirited 21-year old, has her own apartment, an older boyfriend, and works in a bar to make her living. One morning, a surprise phone call brings her face to face with her past, making it impossible to hide from it any longer.

Screening in Shorts Program: Moral Fibers

CAST & CREDITS

Directed by Leah Tonic

Born in 1982 to an Orthodox Jewish family, Leah Tonic, at the age of 16, made the decision to lead a secular life. She finished her studies in the field of creative writing at Camera Obscura School of Art. She is currently studying at the Sam Speigel Film & Television school in the Directors course, majoring in editing, filming and writing, with her film, Firstborn, as her debut.
Director
Leah Tonic
Screenwriter
Leah Tonic
Producer
Brit Harel
Editor
Noy Barak
Cinematographer
Saar Mizrahi
Executive Producer
The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, Jerusalem, Israel
Cast
Yael Igra, Sirenne Rosenberg, Yair Lehman

CONTACTS

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The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School
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Press Contact
Roberta Breiter
The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School
Jerusalem, 9110501
Phone: +9726731950
Roberta@jsfs.co.il