SHORTS IN COMPETITION: STUDENT

ARREST

Directed by Yair Agmon
SHORT NARRATIVE 11 Minutes North American Premiere
FILM GUIDE ARREST
This is a film about occupation and creation; a story deconstructing reality, telling a realistic tale about a different Middle East. In an alternative reality the Palestinian army is the occupier, and Palestinian directors make leftist and successful action films to deal with the trauma they experienced in the army.

Screening as part of Shorts: Family Dynamics
Drama, Action
About the Director(s)
Director Yair Agmon is a published writer. His student film The Messenger was part of the documentary film project Footsteps in Jerusalem. Agmon began his studies at the Sam Spiegel Film and TV School, Jerusalem, in 2012.

Film Info
  • Section:
    Shorts in Competition: Student
  • Year:
    2014
  • Length:
    11 minutes
  • Language:
    Arabic, Hebrew
  • Country:
  • Premiere:
    North American
  • Connect:
Cast & Credits
  • Editor:
    Talia Garber
  • Screenwriter:
    Yair Agmon
  • Composer:
    Yair Seri
  • Cinematographer:
    Guy Sahaf
  • Sound Designer:
    Idan Rawed
  • Director:
    Yair Agmon
  • Producer:
    Roi Bogot
  • Cast:
    Ashraf Barhoum, Carlos Gharzuzi, Basel Zoabi, Imad Mari, Shmuel Edelman

Contacts
  • International Sales Contact
    Ori Bader
    Cinephil
    Tel Aviv , 6511207
    Phone: +972 3566 4129
    info@cinephil.co.il
  • Press Contact
    Brittnee Walker
    Tribeca Film Festival
    New York, 10013
    Phone: 646 741 3088
    bwalker@tribecafilmfestival.org
  • Print Source
    Michal Sinai
    The Sam Spiegel Film & Television School , Jerusalem
    Jerusalem, 9110501
    Phone: +972 73 200 7300
    festivals@jsfs.co.il