10:00am SUNDAY, September 30th — Narrative Short Film Block

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(Narrative, Subtitled, Israel, 22 minutes)

Erez, an Israeli commissioned officer, and two other soldiers have been ordered to transfer a prisoner to Megiddo prison. Along the way, a conflict arises that forces the young officer to surpass himself in order to solve the situation.

RATING: Intended for Teen Audiences or older


Director: Michael Grudsky

Michael Grudsky, born in 1985 in Rostov on Don (Russian Federation), immigrated in 1993 with his family to Germany. After his higher education entrance qualification he took up his studies of Film Directing at the University of Film in Munich. After his degree he carried on his studies in Film Directing under V.Y. Abdrashitov at All-Russian State University of Cinematography (VGIK) in Moscow and currently under Michael Haneke in Vienna (Filmakademie). During his studies Michael realised several short films as a screenwriter and director (like A Last Sacrifice 2013; Silow 2011; Stillleben 2008). Above this he worked in theatre, directed several plays like M. Gorkis Cranks and A. Vampilovs Duck Hunting and worked as an actor (among others in A. Chekhovs Uncle Wanja, Iwanow or M. Bulgakovs Zoyka’s Apartment).