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Israeli IFFI 2018 to screen 10 films as part of country focus feature



"Working Woman" and "Longing" are among the 10 Israeli films that will be screened at the 49th International Film Festival of India (IFFI) as part of the country focus package.

Israel is the country focus at this year's movie extravaganza.

The festival, to be held from November 20 to 28 in Goa, will screen 10 Consulate General of Israel in Mumbai.

Avi Nesher's "The Other Story" will kick off the segment.

The 2018 film portrays characters coping with the pain of being a dysfunctional family, and how this family handles the religious repentance of its daughter.

Directed by Michal Aviad, "Working Woman" is a 2018 film which focuses on workplace features and features a powerful performance by Liron Ben Shlush. It was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival.

"Longing" when he discovers ex-girlfriends have given birth to his son 20 years before.

The film, directed by Savi Gabizon, was screened in the Contemporary World Cinema section at the 2017 Toronto International Film Festival.

"Bollywood Shalom: The Untold Story of Indian Cinema" (2017) A feature length documentary celebrating the song-and-dance history of the world's largest film industry.

The film also stars Bollywood veterans, including Rishi Kapoor, who discuss the film industry in general and the impact of the Jewish stars in particular.

Other films include "Footnote" (2011), "The Bubble" (2006), "The Unorthodox" (2018), "Para Aduma" (2018), "Redemption" (2018) and "Waltz with Bashir" ( 2008).

This year Israeli filmmaker Dan Wolman, known for "Hide and Seek", "Tied Hands" and "An Israeli Love Story", will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award.

Popular Israeli actor Alon Aboutboul will be the special guest as part of the Israeli delegation at IFFI 2018. Aboutboul's filmography boasts of "Rambo III", "Munich" by Steven Spielberg, "Body of Lies" by Ridley Scott, "London Has Fallen "and" The Dark Knight Rises ".

Aboutboul was awarded the Best Actor award at the 44th IFFI.

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