Locarno Film Festival picks two Israeli films

The 65th Locarno Film Festival has selected two Israeli films as part of its comepetition; Nony Geffen’s “Not in Tel Aviv” and Itamar Lapid’s “The Pit”. Geffen’s film will be screened as part of the International competition, while Lapid’s will vie for a prize in the short film category.

“Not in Tel Aviv” was produced with funding from the Israel Film Fund. The cast includes Romi Aboulafia, Yaara Pelzig, Tal Friedman, and Anat Atzmon in a small cameo role.

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