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Fluchkes

Fluchkes ( “flabby arms” in Yiddish) follows the creation process of the dance performance Gila. A group of colorful, energetic women in their seventies and eighties bravely confront the hardships and demands of the art of dance. At the same time, these honest and conscious women openly share their personal experiences and feelings of getting old. Each one of them presents a unique personal view of aging. The film follows the group through a year of rehearsals, through moments of hardships, failures and inside intrigues as well as moments of friendship, happiness, noble beauty and great success. Finally in front of an applauding audience a truly artistic professional performance is born.

Festivals and Awards:

Rochester Jewish Film Festival, USa, 2012; Reel Israel, Cleveland, USA, 2012; Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, USA, 2012; Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2012; FilmIsreal! The Netherlands, 2012; UK Jewish Film Festival, 2011; Shanghai TV Film Festival, China, 2011; Docaviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2011l; Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2014; Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, 2014

Director: Ofer Inov

Producer: Anath Kandell, Ofer Inov

Production Company: Anath Kandell, Ofer Inov

Cinematographer: Ofer Inov

Editor: Yasmine Novak

Soundtrack Editor: Yossi Appelbaum

Original Soundtrack: Ran Bagno

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Script: Ofer Inov, Yosef Grunfeld

Distributor: Go2Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: פלטשקעס

Fluchkes ( “flabby arms” in Yiddish) follows the creation process of the dance performance Gila. A group of colorful, energetic women in their seventies and eighties bravely confront the hardships and demands of the art of dance. At the same time, these honest and conscious women openly share their personal experiences and feelings of getting old. Each one of them presents a unique personal view of aging. The film follows the group through a year of rehearsals, through moments of hardships, failures and inside intrigues as well as moments of friendship, happiness, noble beauty and great success. Finally in front of an applauding audience a truly artistic professional performance is born.

Festivals and Awards:

Rochester Jewish Film Festival, USa, 2012; Reel Israel, Cleveland, USA, 2012; Chicago International Movies & Music Festival, USA, 2012; Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2012; FilmIsreal! The Netherlands, 2012; UK Jewish Film Festival, 2011; Shanghai TV Film Festival, China, 2011; Docaviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2011l; Toronto Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2014; Palm Beach Jewish Film Festival, 2014

Director: Ofer Inov

Producer: Anath Kandell, Ofer Inov

Production Company: Anath Kandell, Ofer Inov

Cinematographer: Ofer Inov

Editor: Yasmine Novak

Soundtrack Editor: Yossi Appelbaum

Original Soundtrack: Ran Bagno

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Script: Ofer Inov, Yosef Grunfeld

Distributor: Go2Films

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: פלטשקעס

Category: Old Age / Women

 

Tag Words: Dance friendship Old age women Yiddish

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