Tormus

Over the past twenty-five years, The Jerusalem Sam Spiegel Film School has won 16 Best Film School Program awards in student film festivals; received 407 awards, including at Cannes, Berlin and Venice; and was honored with 183 international festival retrospectives in 55 countries, including in... Read More

Written and Directed by Sari Bisharat

Sixteen-year-old Maher and his younger brother Eid set out with their grandfather’s old cart to peddle lupini beans (tormus) through the village streets. As the amount of shoppers begins to thin, Maher desperately turns to the nearest Jewish city’s mall. When they arrive their luck seems to change, until the City Inspector shows up…

14 min, drama, 2013

Special Mention: Athens Jewish Film Festival, Georgia, USA, 2014
Student Award: New York City Short Film Festival, New York, USA 2014