A short film about a mother and a son.
Lior Shamriz (Ashkelon, Israel, 1978) moved to Tel Aviv at 18 years of age to dedicate himself to visual arts and music. He then studied film at the Jerusalem Film School and at the Universität der Künste in Berlin. His self-produced medium-length film Japan Japan (2007) was presented at over fifty international events, including the festivals in Locarno and Sarajevo and BAFICI in Buenos Aires, as well as participating in the program dedicated to emerging directors at New York’s MoMA. His first feature-length film, Saturn Returns, was presented at the 2009 Torino Film Festival, was nominated for the Max Ophüls Award and received a prize at the Achtung Berlin Film Festival. –TFF