‘Tikkun’ and ‘Hotline’ are the winners of the Jerusalem Film Festival

The awards of the 32nd Jerusalem Film Festival were announced in a ceremony on Thursday night at the Jerusalem Cinematheque.

The winner of the Haggiag Competition for Full-Length Israeli Feature went to Avishai Sivan’s Tikkun, and Sivan also won the Anat Pirchi Award for Best Script. The movie, which is set in the ultra-Orthodox community, tells the story of a young religious man who goes through a near-death experience and finds it changes him significantly.

The director’s first film, The Wanderer, was also about an ultra-Orthodox family.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Israel-News/Culture/Tikkun-and-Hotline-are-the-winners-of-the-Jerusalem-Film-Festival-409510

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