Redemption

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The 20th Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival

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Screening 8:45pm – 10:30pm


Directors: Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yaacov| Israel | 2018 | Drama | Hebrew | English Subtitles | 104 mins

Menachem, a former frontman for a rock band, is now religious, and a father to a six-year-old. When his daughter is diagnosed with cancer, he must find a creative solution to fund the expensive treatments. He reunites his band for one last tour. The journey to save his daughter exposes old wounds and allows him to reconnect with his secular past, paving the road to his own redemption. This Israeli drama is a poignant and probing story of religion and rock and roll.

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • 2018 Jerusalem Film Festival
    Winner – Audience Award Narritive: Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yaacov, Van Leer Group Foundation Award – Best Music: Assaf Talmudi -“For a soundtrack that enriches the film as if it  were another character.”
    Nominee- Haggiag Award – Best Israeli Feature: Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yaacov
    The Lia Van Leer Award: Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yaacov
  • 2018 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival- Winner
    Award of Ecumenical Jury: Yossi Madmoni, Boaz Yehonatan Yaacov
    Best Actor: Moshe Folkenflick
    Crystal Globe – Best Film: Boaz Yehonatan Yaacov (director), Yossi Madmoni (director)

Supported by The Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong & Macau

Event Details

Tue 05 Nov 2019
8:45 - 10:30 p.m.

Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty

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$90 for Asia Society Members/students/seniors; $100 Non-Members
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