Originally featured in SFJFF 2016, the web series Hitchhikers: An Israeli Roadside Odyssey from director Yair Agmon (The Arrest, SFJFF 2015), illuminates the complexities of Israeli society through each hitchhiker that we meet. In 10 short episodes, Agmon travels all over the country and picks up a diverse mosaic of Israeli characters. This month's Online Short, Episode 9 - The Mute, features Agmon connecting through silence with an mute Palestinian companion.
The 36th San Francisco Jewish Film Festival, presented by the Jewish Film Institute, returns July 21 through August 7, 2016 in San Francisco, Berkeley, Oakland, Palo Alto and San Rafael. Visit www.sfjff.org for full program and schedule information.
SFJFF celebrates excellence in Jewish & independent cinema with three weeks of groundbreaking film, memorable festival guests and exciting special events.
SFJFF36 Spotlight Web Series – Hitchhikers: An Israeli Roadside Odyssey In this new web series, Israeli filmmaker Yair Agmon (The Arrest, SFJFF 2015) illuminates the complexities of Israeli society through a mosaic of hitchhikers he finds all over the country.