THE 90 MINUTE WAR

DOUBLE FEATURE: Saturday, 11 November, 8:40pm
Preceded by Hamavdil, From Morning To Nightone ticket for both films. Click here.

Director: Eyal Halfon |Germany / Israel | 2015 | Mockumentary | Hebrew/Arabic/English/Portuguese | English subtitles  | 83 mins
Kindly sponsored by the Amias Family
Kindly supported by: the Consulate General of Germany in Hong Kong, the Goethe Institute of Hong Kong, the Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong

Snacks will be served at 8pm

Synopsis

In this sharp-edged political mockumentary, a century of intractable conflict between Israelis and Palestinians is going to be settled once and for all . . . on the soccer field.

The region’s leaders, in a desperate attempt to end the stalemate, have agreed that one 90-minute match will determine the fate of the two peoples: The winner gets to stay, and the loser leaves forever.

Organizing the high-stakes match is not without its own complications: Where will the match be held? Who will be the referees? Can Israeli-Arabs play on Israel’s team?

The 90 Minute War is a dark satire that scores some serious points.

Nominations, Awards, Reviews

The Israeli Academy of Film and Television nominated The 90 Minute War in three categories for the Ophir Awards:

  • Moshe Ivgy – Best Actor
  • Norman Issa – Best Supporting Actor
  • Arik Leibovitz – Best Editing

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