In association with Samsung and Steamer, JIFF is thrilled to present an immersive VR experience. Presenting six Israeli films from the Steamer Storytelling Lab, we’re excited to give JIFF audiences a unique opportunity to experience the exciting, futuristic technology of Virtual Reality filmmaking.
JIFF VR will be popping up on the weekend of 5-6 November at the Classic Cinemas, Elsternwick.
Clear as Crystal — Shelly Carmel and Maya Hahn
A woman is taken to a magic show for her 32nd birthday. When she volunteers to participate in the show, unsolved love stories from the past pop up on stage.
Go Ugly Early — Gur Bentwich
The odds of finding true love in a speed dating event are pretty slim. Even more so when you’re extremely judgemental, neurotic and over thirty-five. Nevertheless, Aviva keeps on trying.
Kafka 360 — Tal Goldberg
You wake up as a bug and your parents are not pleased! A bittersweet 360° adaptation of Franz Kafka’s Metamorphosis.
Offstage — Eldad Eitan
A musical concert in a skatepark. Omri Mor, a musical genius with stunning improvisational abilities, is accompanied by a string quartet to create rhythmical and musical dialogues with professional skaters while they jump, flip and bend gravity.
Once Upon a Sea — Adi Lavy
Once Upon a Sea is a contemporary portrait of the Dead Sea, documenting local residents and the region’s massive ecological disaster.
Tzina — Shirin Anlen
A group of strangers gather daily at the same public space, the dated Water and Fire sculpture at Dizengoff Square in Tel Aviv. There they are alone together, partners to a melancholic reminder of past memories.
Avi Does the Holy Land: Jerusalem — Avi Zimmerman
Hi! I'm Avi, a Canadian Jewess who came to Israel on a Birthright trip, and fell in love with the HOLY LAND. Today, join me on tour in Jerusalem.