ASA TURNS 13
Film - Program 6 Filmfest 2018

ASA TURNS 13

Directed by Sali Elimelech

Info

Director: Sali Elimelech
Section: Program 6
Country: Israel
Year: 2017
OT: ASA BEN 13
Language: Hebrew
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Ishay Lalush, Zevulun Mosheashvili, Raz Cohen, Ruth Farhi, Guy Balila, Merav Rakaedzon
18+

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Logline

ASA TURNS 13

Asa is about to celebrate his bar mitzvah, a Jewish boy’s entry into adulthood. Asa wanders through the streets to get away from his helpless father and draw closer to his mother who betrayed him through her death. Her grave, which he never visited, is waiting for him at the end of the street.



  • Duration: 30 Min.

  • Film School: SAPIR, Sapir Academic College

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Meet the director

ASA TURNS 13

Sali Elimelech

Sali Elimelech was born to a traditional Moroccan family in Be’er Sheva in southern Israel in 1984. He was the family photographer, using his father’s video camera. He enlisted in the Israeli army, was wounded, and continued as a photographer in a paratroopers’ unit. Following the example of his brother, who studied filmmaking, Sali Elilmelech enrolled at Sapir College.

Credits

Screenplay: Sali Elimelech
Director of Photography: Naama Bunimovitz
Film Editor: Sali Elimelech
Composer: Aviv Gedge
Sound: Rotem Dror
Producer: Nevo Jakobivitch