Israeli films honored at International Festival of Cinema and Religion


ROME (JTA) — Four Israeli films were honored at the 15th annual Religion Today International Festival of Cinema and Religion.

The festival, which took place in the northern city of Trento and several other Italian cities, was held Oct. 11-24.

“Sister of Mine” by Oshrat Meirovitch was awarded the prize for best short film. “Torn,” by Ronit Kerstner, was awarded the Interreligious Jury’s Dialogue and Identity Prize.

A special thematic jury awarded its Different Journeys Award to “My Australia” by Ami Drozd. In addition, the special student jury awarded an honorable mention to “Stand up!-Cabaret” by Asi Tzobel.

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