Jerusalem Film Festival Sets Opening Night Film, Unveils Israeli Line-ups

Jerusalem Film Festival Sets Opening Night Film, Unveils Israeli Line-ups
The Jerusalem Film Festival is gearing up for a late August start, with celebrated Cannes title “Where is Anne Frank?” set to open the 38th edition of the fest.

Directed by Ari Folman, the animated film centres on Kitty, Anne Frank’s imaginary friend whom her diary was addressed to, who magically comes to life at the family home in Amsterdam and sets out on a quest to find her.

Where is Anne Frank?” will kick off the festival at the Sultans Pool Amphitheatre, to an audience of 5,000, on Aug. 24. The event runs through to Sept. 4.

Elsewhere, the festival has also revealed its line-up of Israeli films. Altogether, 13 feature films will play in the two main Israeli film competitions. The total sum of prizes that will be awarded in the various festival competitions is Nis 1 million.

The Haggiag Competition for Israeli feature films will include Hadas Ben-Aroya’s “All Eyes Off Me
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