25th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Dallas

Emerging Filmmaker Prize, A Series of Shorts

Expired May 13, 2022 5:00 AM
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Jewish Film Festival of Dallas Presents

Emerging Filmmaker Prize, A Series of Shorts

Please REGISTER HERE to watch the Dallas Emerging Filmmaker Prize winning films, MAZEL TOV, First Place Winner, and THE UGLY SWAN, Honorable Mention. These films are available to stream any time between Tuesday, May 10th and Thursday, May 12th.

Jewish Film Festival of Dallas Emerging Filmmaker Prize winner for 2022 is Eli Zuzovsky, Writer and Director of MAZEL TOV.

Meet this award-winning young filmmaker on Thursday, May 12th at 7:30 PM during an online Talk Back with Michael Granberry, Arts and Feature Writer at The Dallas Morning News. A few days before the 12th, we will send you a zoom link to join our Talk Back event.

Emerging Filmmaker Prize Winner

MAZEL TOV directed by Eli Zuzovsky

Honorable Mention

THE UGLY SWAN directed by Rachel Lévy

Honorable Mention (Not Screening)

SWITCH directed by Gidon Dayan Forse

At a banquet hall in Israel, at the height of a war, Adam Weizmann’s Bar Mitzvah party turns into a glorious catastrophe. On the cusp of manhood—and on the verge of a nervous breakdown—Adam takes a crucial step toward coming to terms with his sexuality.
  • Year
  • Runtime
    25 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
  • Director
    Eli Zuzovsky
  • Screenwriter
    Eli Zuzovsky
  • Producer
    Ori Chevio, Tom Sidi
  • Cast
    Maya Dagan, Amit Rahav, Amir Khoury
  • Cinematographer
    Daria Geller
  • Editor
    Yaniv Dabach
  • Music
    Juan Dussán