The Swimmer

Directed by: Adam Kalderon
83 minutes, 2021, Drama; Fiction; Israel Film Center Festival; Romance; Sports
Cast: Omer Perelman Striks, Asaf Jonas, Nadia Kucher

Festival year: 2022

Screening in-person at the Marlene Meyerson JCC on Thur, June 2, 8:00PM.
Live virtual Q+A with director Adam Kalderon will take place on Fri, June 3, 2:00PM ET.
Click here to visit Adam Kalderon’s bio.

Streaming June 1-8, only available in NY, NJ, CT

Full Synopsis

Erez, a rising Israeli swimming star, arrives at training camp—where the top swimmer gets a chance to compete at the Olympics. Despite being warned to avoid friendship with other competitors, he becomes enchanted with the beautiful and talented Nevo. Erez treads the waters between his lust for Nevo and his desire to win.


Thursday Jun 2 | 8:00 PM - Thursday Jun 2 | 10:00 PM EDT Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan
Thursday Jun 2 | 10:00 AM - Wednesday Jun 8 | 11:45 PM EDT Virtual Event