ELEVATION
Dir. Ophir Ben-Shimon
(21min, Israel, 2013) 
In Hebrew with English Subtitles,
Narrative Short
US Premiere

The Sabbath is only a few hours away and the Orthodox Victor is stuck in the cosmopolitan Tel Aviv after missing the last bus home. Along his venture to find his way out, he clashes with a different everyday reality that evokes long-forgotten feelings in him.



Playing as part of the Two Jews Walk Into A Bar program.


  Ophir Ben-Shimon, is a director and photographer who lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel.​ Ophir is a graduate of the  Film and Television Department at Tel Aviv University (TAU). 

His first film A Man Asleep (2009) won the 16mm category award at the "Student Film Festival in London" in 2009 and participated in many festivals and screenings in Israel and throughout Europe.

Ophir is currently working on his first Feature-Length film titled Modern Identity.​






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