A Fish Tale

Friday, March 6th, 2020 at 1:00 PM

Emmanuelle Mayer’s directorial debut is a moving documentary portrait, pieced out of ten years of intimate footage. Emphasizing the profound gap between developing Africa and the West, the film contrasts male and female narratives and raises ideas of choice versus fate.
Johnny and Therèse live in Israel, he believes in the future of Africa, he dreams of returning with modern fish farming techniques. Therèse sees little hope back home and is determined to create the best possible future for their children, whatever the price may be. When their visas expire, tensions between the two arise.

Sponsored by: Ellen Hamer, Gerald Hamer, Karen Krivel

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Festivals and Awards

  • Audience Favourite Award, Documentary; Jerusalem International Film Festival 2019 
  • The Other Israel Award for Best Israeli Film; Jerusalem International Film Festival 2019 

Event Details


Film Info

Year 2019
Country Israel
Director Emmanuelle Mayer
Cast
Runtime 52 min
Language Hebrew w/English subtitles
Genre