Rock the Box 4

For one night only, Thursday, October 26th, experience the full flavor of Tel Aviv’s multi-cultural night life with street food, beer, a dance party and a DOUBLE FEATURE of two new feel-good, award-winning dramedies!

  • Antenna: Israeli screen legend Gila Almagor and Ishai Golan (Hatufim). In Between: Mouna Hawa, Sana Jammelieh and Shaden Kanboura.
  • Antenna: Arik Rothstein. In Between: Maysaloun Hamoud.
  • Antenna: Arik Rothstein. In Between: Maysaloun Hamoud.
  • 240 minutes
  • Unrated
  • 6:00-8:30 pm – Private party in the Music Box Lounge

    7:00 pm – Antenna CHICAGO PREMIERE -- Holocaust survivor Joshua discovers one morning that a cellular antenna has been installed on the roof of his condo. He starts believing that all his diseases and pains are caused by the antenna's radiation, dragging his wife and three adult sons unwillingly into this vortex.

    Screening of In Between Only. Doors open at 8:30 pm

    9:00 pm – In Between (Bar Behar) -- Three Palestinian women living in an apartment in Tel Aviv try to find a balance between traditional and modern culture. One is a secular criminal defense lawyer, one a lesbian DJ from a Christian family and one is a religious Muslim computer science student. Produced by Shlomi Elkabetz. World premiere at the 2016 Toronto Int'l. Film Festival.
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About Chicago Festival of Israeli Cinema

Welcome to the largest Big Tent community showcase of Israeli features, docs and TV series--made in Israel and/or by Israelis in the past 12 months--in the Midwest! You’ll take a deep dive beyond the headlines. See Chicago Premieres of some of the most talented and internationally award-winning directors, actors and other artists working today as they share their multicultural perspectives. And have unprecedented opportunities to dialog, laugh, cry, party and otherwise interact in person with cinephiles of all backgrounds. We look forward to seeing you again, or meeting you for the first time, soon.

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