TJFF ’24: Yaniv

Directed by Amnon Carmi, Yaniv follows Barry Bernstein (Ben Ducoff), a high school drama teacher who’s budget is slashed entirely, throwing their upcoming production of Little Shop of Horrors into disarray. But things seem to be looking up when Barry hears about an underground gambling scene for the Hasidic community, centred around a little known card game called ‘yaniv’….

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TJFF ’24: The Future

Directed by Noam Kaplan, The Future follows Nurit Bloch (Reymonde Amsalem), a profiler who leads The Future Project, a government-led program that is meant to prevent people from becoming terrorists. However, after a young Arab student named Yaffa (Samar Qupty) confesses to the murder of the Minister of Space and Tourism, Nurit is left asking how their…

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TJFF ’24: The Auction

Directed by Pascal Bonitzer, Auction is a compelling drama that draws viewers into the high-stakes world of art auctions. The film centers on André Masson (Alex Lutz) a specialist auctioneer at the prestigious (and bougie) Scottie’s auction house, who receives news about a lost Egon Schiele masterpiece. This painting, believed to have been lost during…

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