Israel | 2012
Yaniv Linton
Programme date: 21.01.2013
Programme time: 21.00

Ran returns to the kibbutz to visit his father, who has suffered a sudden heart attack. There’s been no contact between the two since Ran returned to his roots. Driving a rickety Hasidic van – which breaks down along the way - Ran is anxious about the impending encounter with his father and the options for reconciliation.

2012 Galilee’s Short film festival, Kiryat Shmona, Israel - Best Director Award
2012 The International Student film festival Tel aviv, Israel - Special Mention
2012 Jerusalem Films Festival, Israel - Best Student Film Award


Director Biography
Yaniv Linton

Yaniv Linton was born in 1982 in Kibbutz Kfar Haruv. Prior to his studies at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in Jerusalem, he studied and worked in photography and multi-media, utilizing stills, music and transparencies. He began his studies at school in 2006, where he met and married his classmate Margarita Balkalav.  His 3rd year film Shadow of the Road has been screened at several festivals around the world. Tateh is his Graduation film.

Short Fiction

Yaniv Linton

Yaniv Linton

Director of photography:
Or Even Tov

Film Editing:
Margarita Balaklav

Film School:
The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School – Jerusalem (JSFS)

Avichai Cohen

Production Companies:
The Sam Spiegel Film and TV School – Jerusalem (JSFS)

Shivi Froman, Ilan Toren, Itzhak Babi Neeman