The Other Side

screens: 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 10:00
Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 11:45
location: 
Roundhouse Community Centre
181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC
tickets: 
$9 adult; $6 child, youth, senior; $5 each for groups of 10 or more
Director: 
Khen Shalem
length: 
15min
year: 
2012
country: 
Israel

Shunned by his classmates, a young Israeli boy strikes up an unusual friendship with someone on the Palestinian side of the West Bank separation wall. Can kicking a ball over a high fence build a relationship in the absence of a face-to-face encounter?

Content advisory:  there is a brief explosion.  No one is injured.

In Hebrew with English subtitles.

Winner of 1st Adult Jury Prize – Live Action Short Film at 2012 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival