Indo Cine Appreciation Foundation is organizing an ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL in association with the Consulate General of Israel to South India, Bengaluru from 23rd to 25th March 2023 at Tagore Film Centre NFDC, Music College Road, Chennai – 600028 as per the schedule given below.

Date: 23rd – 25th March 2023
(Non-members of ICAF, please call on 9840151956/8939022618 for more details)





23rd March 2023 


Inaugural Function  7.00 pm 

Tagore Film Centre, 2787+R4F, Music College Road, State Bank of India Colony, Raja Annamalai Puram, Chennai – 600028 

One Week and a Day/Shavua ve Yom/2016/Dir.: Asaph Polonsky/100 min  7.30 pm 

24th March 2023 


Scaffolding/Pigumim/2017/Dir.: Matan Yair/90 min  6.00 pm 
Abulele/Abulele/2015/Dir.: Jonathan Geva/90 min  7.30 pm 

25th March 2023 


The Testament/Svedectvo/2017/Dir.: Amichai Greenberg/90 min  6.00 pm 
Forgiveness/Mechila/2019/Dirs.: Guy Amir & Hanan Savyon/105 min  7.30 pm 


One Week and a Day/Shavua ve Yom/2016/Dir.: Asaph Polonsky/100 min | 23rd March 2023 | 7.30 pm 

As Eyal finishes the traditional Jewish week of mourning for his late son, his wife Vicky urges him to return to their routine – but just because the shiva has ended doesn’t mean it’s life as usual.

12 wins & 16 nominations


Scaffolding/Pigumim/2017/Dir.: Matan Yair/90 min | 24th March 2023 | 6.00 pm

17-year-old Asher has always been the impulsive troublemaker at school. While his strict father sees him as a natural successor to his scaffolding business, Asher forges a special connection with his literature teacher Rami and begins to see new possibilities for himself.

10 wins & 12 nominations


Abulele/Abulele/2015/Dir.: Jonathan Geva/90 min | 24th March 2023 | 7.30 pm

A boy struggles at home and at school with bullies after his brother is killed. When he befriends and shelters a mythical creature, it helps him outsmart his tormenters and overcome his grief.

4 nominations


The Testament/Svedectvo/2017/Dir.: Amichai Greenberg/90 min | 25th March 2023 | 6.00 pm

Yoel, a meticulous historian leading a significant debate against holocaust deniers, discovers that his mother carries a false identity. A mystery about a man who is willing to risk everything to discover the truth.

3 wins & 2 nominations


Forgiveness/Mechila/2019/Dirs.: Guy Amir & Hanan Savyon/105 min | 25th March 2023 | 7.30 pm

The days are wartime in southern Israel. It is the beginning of the Jewish year, according to Jewish religious law, ten days of repentance are the days of asking forgiveness. Nissan an Orthodox Jew, feels that he will not be able to continue his life unless he receives forgiveness from his friend Shaul.

1 nomination


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