In a military world and a volatile region, we get to know Roni, a battalion commander, in the armored corps of the Israeli IDF. He is married to a beautiful woman, Ofri, who is an elementary school teacher. Ofri and Roni are undergoing a difficult time in their relationship, characterized by detachment. Under the macho visage of a military commander, Roni is hiding thoughts and doubts on the biggest day of his career – the day he is to be promoted to brigadier general and assume command of the armored corps.
Amit Hay Ben Shlomo lives in Kibbutz Rohama, Israel. He is 27 years old and a current member of the Israeli director’s guild. He previously served as an officer in the Israeli Air Force.
This selection of shorts include projects that deal with stories of loss, survival, and resilience. International films are also featured in this lineup.