30.09. - 09.10.2021

Africa Israel 2019 | 82 min | OV with English subtitles | Colour | FF 2019

Oren Gerner

OREN GERNER (*1984) studied film direction at the Minshar Academy of Arts in Tel Aviv. His short films won numerous awards. Africa is his debut feature film.

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So much for being past it! In his debut feature film Africa, director Oren Gerner makes his pensioner father an unwilling rebel. For the last 30 years, Meir has planned the annual village fair, but as soon as he becomes a pensioner he stops being nominated for the planning committee. The village has decided to bring in some fresh blood and hands over the planning to the youth of the community. Everyone else also seems to be making plans without Meir. The old man gets the uncomfortable feeling that he is no longer needed. Determined to give himself and his life new purpose, he begins to rebel against his apparent insignificance and unavoidable physical deterioration.

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Original title: Africa
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Hebrew
Section: Kaleidoscope
Language and subtitles: OV with English subtitles
Director: Oren Gerner
Screenplay: Oren Gerner
Cast: Meir Gerner, Maya Gerner
Producer: Itay Akirav
Director of Photography: Adi Mozes
Production Design: Roi Alter
Editor: Gil Vesely
Sound: 0
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Format: dcp
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World Sales: Heretic Outreach
Production: Film Harbor
Contact: Ioanna Stais, Heretic Outreach:


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