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Tel Aviv University Short Films Program

May 7, 2018, 7:00 P.M.

The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112, George Lucas Building lobby, USC School of Cinematic Arts Complex, 900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Outside the Box [Office] and the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University
invite you and a guest to attend a special screening of


Tel Aviv University Short Films Program


7:00 P.M. on Monday, May 7th, 2018

The Albert and Dana Broccoli Theatre, SCA 112
900 W. 34th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90007

Followed by a Q&A with one of the directors, Dana Lerer, and, at 8:30 P.M., by a screening of PEOPLE THAT ARE NOT ME by Tel Aviv University Graduate Hadas Ben Aroya:

About the Films

The Fine Line
Directed by Dana Lerer. Running time: 27 minutes.

Maya, a young ambitious actress, is dealing with the shooting of a love scene. During filming the fine line between acting and reality is blurred and the situation raises conflicts about Maya's personal boundaries, her need to please and her fear of failure.
Festivals: Cinemed- Montpelier Film Festival 2015.


The Love Letter
Written and Directed by Atara Frish. Running time: 21 minutes.

Finding a special love letter in her locker, will make Noa struggle between a safe restrained world, and her urge to feel, at least for a brief moment - loved. Festivals: Tribeca Film Festival 2018.


Ten bell Tolls
Written and Directed by Eli Rezik. Running time: 25 minutes.

The story of Elias, 10 year old reticent orphan living with his grandparents; a priest and a delusional grandmother.
Festivals: Tel Aviv Student Film Festival 2017.

About Dana Lerer

Dana Lerer  is an Israeli director, writer and actress. She has a B.F.A from The Steve Tisch school for film and television. she has written and directed five short films, that have been screened and won awards all over the world, her film The Fine Line, was nominated for the Israeli Oscar, won in Jerusalem Film Festival, Best film Award in Tel Aviv and was sold for broadcasting to Media-set Italy.

Critics described THE FINE LINE as "A work of a talented filmmaker with outstanding skills and a sure hand... the film is full of human insights and astute wit".

Now a days she is a director at Keshet Digital Studios and working on a feature with producer Robert Lantos.

About the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University

Established in 1972, the Steve Tisch School of Film and Television is Israel's leading institution of film and television studies. It is the largest film school in the country and has 850 enrolled students. The school’s program is unique for its combination of filmmaking practice with a broad theoretical curriculum in many degree tracks: Directing (BFA, MFA), Scriptwriting (BFA), Film Studies (BA, MA, PhD), and Digital Media (MFA). In 2016, the school was selected as one of the top 15 International film schools by The Hollywood Reporter magazine, for the third time.

A hundred short films are produced in the school annually. TAU's films go on to participate in hundreds of international film festivals around the world and win dozens of international awards annually. The school’s films have been nominated for the Student Academy Awards 6 times and have won twice. The school’s films have been awarded CILECT's prize for the best student film in the world for three years in a row. 14 of the school’s films have been selected for the Cinéfondation competition at the Cannes Film Festival.

The school has educated and raised generations of filmmakers and film scholars who are renowned for their crucial impact on Israeli cultural and the country's film and television industry. Many of TAU's graduates hold key positions in the Israeli film and television industries and leading roles in scholarship, criticism, and education in the field. Among them:

Ari Folman (Waltz with Bashir, The Congress), Dover Koshashvili (Late Marriage, Infiltration), Gideon Raff (Prisoners of War, Homeland), Hagai Levi (BeTipul, In Treatment, The Affair), Eytan Fox (Walk on Water, The Bubble), Eran Riklis (Lemon Tree, The Human Resources Manager), Savi Gavison (Nina's Tragedies, Lovesick on Nana Street), Rafi Bukai (Avanti Popolo, Marco Polo), Aharon Kashales & Navot Papushado (Rabies, Big Bad Wolves), Tawfiq Abu Wael (Atash, Last Days in Jerusalem), Dror Moreh (The Gatekeepers), Tali Shalom Ezer (Princess), Elite Zexer (Sand Storm), Hadas Ben-Haroya (People That Are Not Me).

About Outside the Box [Office]

Outside the Box [Office] is a weekly showcase for upcoming releases highlighting world cinema, documentary and independent film titles. Recognizing a need for greater diversity on campus, the series will draw from around the globe to present movies that may challenge, inspire or simply entertain.

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Check-In & Reservations

This screening is free of charge and open to the public. Please bring a valid USC ID or print out of your reservation confirmation, which will automatically be sent to your e-mail account upon successfully making an RSVP through this website. Doors will open at 6:30 P.M.

All SCA screenings are OVERBOOKED to ensure seating capacity in the theater, therefore seating is not guaranteed based on RSVPs. The RSVP list will be checked in on a first-come, first-served basis until the theater is full. Once the theater has reached capacity, we will no longer be able to admit guests, regardless of RSVP status.


The USC School of Cinematic Arts is located at 900 W. 34th St., Los Angeles, CA 90007. Parking passes may be purchased for $12.00 at the USC Royal Street Entrance, located at the intersection of W. Jefferson Blvd. & Royal Street. We recommend the USC Royal Street Structure, at the far end of 34th Street. Limited street parking is also available along Jefferson Blvd.

Contact Information

Name: Alessandro Ago