SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

FIRSTBORN

Directed by Leah Tonic
SHORT NARRATIVE 13 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE FIRSTBORN
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
Drama, Female Director(s), Female Screenwriter(s)
About the Director(s)
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.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2013
  • Length:
    13 minutes
  • Language:
    Hebrew
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
Cast & Credits
  • Producer:
    Brit Harel
  • Cinematographer:
    Saar Mizrahi
  • Director:
    Leah Tonic
  • Executive Producer:
    The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Screenwriter:
    Leah Tonic
  • Editor:
    Noy Barak
  • Cast:
    Yael Igra, Sirenne Rosenberg, Yair Lehman

Contacts
  • Print Source
    Deborah Fixler
    The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School
    Jerusalem, 91103
    Phone: +97226731950
    festivals@jsfs.co.il
  • US Sales Contact
    Ori Bader
    Cinephil
    Tel Aviv , 6511207
    Phone: +972 3566 4129
    info@cinephil.co.il
  • International Sales Contact
    Roberta Breiter
    The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School
    Jerusalem, 9110501
    Phone: +9726731950
    Roberta@jsfs.co.il
  • Press Contact
    Roberta Breiter
    The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School
    Jerusalem, 9110501
    Phone: +9726731950
    Roberta@jsfs.co.il