el Documental del mes March 2015


Shirley Berkovitz

2013 52 min.

Original Version with Catalan/Spanish subtitles

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Technical specs

    • Director : Shirly Berkovitz
    • Executive Producers : Shirly Berkovitz, Noam Pinchas
    • Photography : Shirly Berkovitz, Nitzan Moshe
    • Editing : Daniel Sivan
    • Sound : Gil Toren
    • Music : Kutiman
    • International Sales: CAT&Docs
    • Not recommended for children under twelve years



What goes through the mind of a young man who decides to fulfill his dream whatever the cost may be? Where lies the border between self-fulfillment and staying loyal to your family?

We join the amazing story of Or, a 22 year old boy who, lying to his parents, decides to push forward at any price. Will he be able to face the difficult consequences of making his dream come true?

About direction (Shirley Berkovitz)

A native of Tel Aviv, Shirly studied film at the Beit Berl Arts College in Israel where she directed and produced her first short film Blocked. Her first feature documentary 100% was screened at the Docaviv- Documentary Film Festival, Haifa Cinematheque. In 2009 she released The Way Up which won the Best Documentary prize at numerous international festivals was nominated for a 2010 Israeli Academy award. Shirly is presently working as an editor and director of independent projects, as well as a tutor and facilitator of media and film youth groups and seminars.

Awards & Festivals

  • SERET FF. United Kingdom, 2014.
  • DocsBarcelona. Spain, 2014.
  • PlaneteDoc Film festival. Poland, 2014.
  • Thessaloniki Documentary Festival. Greece, 2014.
  • IDFA. Netherlands, 2013.
SERET FF – Reino Unido, 2014.
DocsBarcelona – Inauguración. España, 2014.
PlaneteDoc Film festival – Polonia, 2014.
Thessaloniki Documentary Festival – Grecia, 2014.
IDFA –Países Bajos, 2013.