Competition Narrative Shorts
The Other Side
DIRECTED BY KHEN SHALEM
USA/UNITED KINGDOM/ISRAEL, 2011, 22 MIN
IN HEBREW WITH ENGLISH SUBTITLES
NORTH AMERICAN PREMIERE
A simple soccer ball sparks an unusual friendship between two boys on either side of the Israeli/Palestinian wall. The latest work from the director of FFF 2010’s haunting “On the Road to Tel Aviv.”
Khen Shalem (“The Other Side”): Following a M.Sc. in particle physics at the Weizmann Institute, Khen attended Florida State University to complete an M.A. in film production. His first short film, the award winning “The Road to Tel Aviv,” screened at international festivals around the globe. “The Other Side” is Khen’s second short film.