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Pinhas

Directed by: Pini Tavger
32 Minutes, 2008, Romance; Drama

Pinhas and his mother are new immigrants from Russia. His mother barely makes a living working night shifts and devotes her spare time to an affair she has with a married man. On the third floor of their building lives a religious family. Pinhas is drawn to the warmth and unity that characterize them and meets a girl his age, and her older brother, who slowly introduces him to religion.

See more about Pinhas at the Israel Film Center

Credits

Director: Pini Tavger

Producer: Rafi Barbiro

Producer: Pini Tavger

Cast: Evgenya Dodina

Cast: Anthony Berman

Cast: Yonatan Rozen

Cast: Michael Coresh

Written by: Pini Tavger

Distributor: Go2Films Distribution & Marketing

Awards

USA Student Academy Awards:*Finalist

Beijing International Film Festival:*Best Asian Film

ONfilm fest:*Grand Jury Prize-Best Short

Jewish Motifs Film Festival:*Bronze Award

Brooklyn International Film Festival:*Audience Award

Nashville Jewish Film Festival:*Best Student Film