Bryn Mawr Film Institute
824 West Lancaster Avenue
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010

Sunday, March 2, 2008, 7:00 pm
Israel's sudden withdrawal from Beaufort and Lebanon in 2000 after 18 years of controversial occupation is the backdrop for this powerful film. The movie focuses on the daily routine of a group of soldiers, exposing their feelings and fears, and exploring their moral dilemmas in the tumultuous days preceding the withdrawal. Stars - Oshri Cohen, Ohad Knoller, Alon Aboutboul and Zohar Strauss.
Country: Israel
Release Date: 2006
Time: 132 minutes
Genre: Drama, War
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Director: Joseph Cedar
Topics: IDF, PTSD
Winner of Beat Director award, Berlin FF,2007; Israel's official submission for the Academy Awards - Best Foreign Language film, Boston JFF - Best feature, 2007 Audience award winners, Golden Globe nominee for Best Foreign Feature, 2008