OFFICIAL SELECTIONS -April

 

Documentary - 'Between Us'

(US) 5:52

 

Dir. Brad Rothschild

Israelis and Palestinians come together and in their shared grief, come to understand that the only way forward is through dialogue..

 
 

Brad Rothschild - Writer, Producer, Director

Brad Rothschild is an award winning producer and writer with both a creative and a business background. He received a Masters in International Affairs and an MBA, both from Columbia University. From 1995-1997, he served as the Speechwriter and Director of Communications for the Mission of Israel to the United Nations. In this capacity, he wrote and edited speeches for Israel's Ambassador to the United Nations, Gad Ya’acobi, as well as for Minister Yitzchak Rabin, several Foreign Ministers, and many visiting dignitaries. 

Brad wrote and produced the independent films 'Homeland,' 'Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald,'  and directed the documentaries 'African Exodus,' and 'Tree Man' (Audience Award SLIFF '15).  He is currently directing a documentary film about Raoul Wallenberg, the Swedish aristocrat who rescued tens of thousands of Jews during the Holocaust only to disappear himself into the Soviet gulag. 

Brad’s written work has appeared in The Atlantic, Foreign Policy, The Huffington Post and The Times of Israel.

 

 

NARRATIVE - 'Ici ou La-Bas (Right Here or Over There)'

(France) 16:28

Dir. Pauline Mabille

After several years, young Lily finally returns home. However, her parents seem to be quite indifferent to the arrival of their daughter. What has happened? Stuck between a father who is haunted by his memories and a mother who is torn apart, Lily is looking for redemption. Will she attain it?

 

Pauline Mabille - Writer, Producer Director

'Ici ou La-Bas' is Pauline's first film as a writer-director.

 

Web Series - 'Popp Over America' 

(US) 38:52

Dir. Joe Popp

Popp Over America is an episodic TV show/web series currently in development by New York City musician and motorcyclist, Joe Popp. The show will follow Popp on a 3-month non-stop tour through the 48 contiguous United States as a singer-songwriter on a motorcycle.

 

 

Joe Popp - Writer, Producer, Director

Joe is a musician, composer, writer, studio designer, amplifier/effects builder, motorcyclist, and skateboarder. He resides in New York City and has served as the guitarist and lead vocalist for the bands, Lost Axis, Plasma in the Ukraine, The Hornrims, Joe Popp, and dogs on ice. Joe has also composed rock music for theater including adaptations of Pericles, The Boy in the Plastic Bubble, and Macbeth. For his day gig, Joe is the Technical Director for the Sonic Arts Center at The City College of New York and also teaches the CCNY Rock Ensemble.