TLVFest Monthly Movie Club

Lev Cinema, Dizingof 50, Dizingof Center, Tel-Aviv/Jaffa
Wednesday, November 13, 21:00
179 minutes, French with English and Hebrew subtitles
Tickets are available at the festival table (cash only and exact amount) starting from 20:00
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Winner Cannes Film Festival 2013 – Palme d’Or
Director: Abdellatif Kechiche
Stars: Léa Seydoux, Adèle Exarchopoulos
The sensation of the Cannes Film Festival and the most controversial film of the year, Blue is the Warmest Color made cinema history as the first film ever awarded the Palme d’Or to both its director and its actresses. In a star-making role, Adèle …

Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 2 Sprinzak st.
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Thursday, November 7, 22:00
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97 minutes, French with English and Hebrew subtitles
Guiraudie’s astonishing film makes magnificent use of the various parts of what is effectively just one gay-cruising lakeside location – woods, lake, shore, car park. One habitué takes a shine to another, but secretly witnesses him drowning his current lover in the lake. Lust and curiosity overcome fear as he’s gradually drawn into a relationship with the murderer, just as a police investigation …

Directed by : Steven SODERBERGH
Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 2 Sprinzak st.
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Wednesday, October 2nd, 21:30
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SYNOPSIS
Sneak Preview – Before Elvis, before Elton John, Madonna and Lady Gaga, there was Liberace: virtuoso pianist, outrageous entertainer and flamboyant star of stage and television. Liberace lived lavishly and embraced a lifestyle of excess both on and off stage. In summer 1977, handsome young stranger Scott Thorson walked into his dressing room and, despite their age difference and seemingly different worlds, the two …

Sunday, October 6, 20:30, 43 Nahalat Binyamin Tel Aviv
Free admission
ZAZALAND
Dir: Maayan Cohen
It is the night of the engagement ceremony between Gur and Dikla. The two Georgian families are seated tensely, waiting for Gur. Outside, At the same time, Gur’s father is scamming to wed Madonna -his mistress’s daughter, with Gur. Meanwhile Gur is in the midst of having wild sex with his boyfriend in the adjacent room. Will Gur keep his sexual identity hidden for the sake of tradition? In this tragic comedy Gur has to choose his destiny. (12 …

Sunday, September 1, 20:30, 43 Nahalat Binyamin Tel Aviv
Free admission

Adam
Dir: Segev Gershon Green
Israel 2013, 23 min, Hebrew with English subtitles
Adam, a young, sensitive and introvert boy, is secretly in love with Jonathan, the class heartthrob. One day he decides to confess his love in a letter he sends via Facebook. Winner of New York City International Film Festival for best short.
Skype
Dir: Yoav Inbar
Israel 2013, 17 min, Hebrew with English subtitles
The uniqueness of the video chat suits Lior perfectly as he takes a sadistic revenge on a guy for stealing …

Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 2 Sprinzak st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Wednesday, 11 September, 22:00

Dir: Matthew Mishory
USA, 2012, 90 min; English Hebrew sub.
Straight from the world premiere at the Seattle International Film Festival, this extraordinary film is a re-investigation of one of Hollywood’s most famous leading men, James Dean. This extraordinary film is a re-investigation of one of Hollywood’s most famous leading men, James Dean. Mishory’s film is not a regular biography. But rather, an artistic piece, mostly black and white that is a homage to the icon and …

Sunday, August 11, 20:30, 43 Nahalat Binyamin Tel Aviv
Free admission
Gay in a Day
Directed and edited by Yair Hochner and Anat Salomon
With the objective of enabling its participants to present their individual views, TLVFest asked members of the LGBT community in Israel to document themselves for one day, on 11.11.2011. The delivered materials make up this unique film, portraying a rich mosaic of voices and experiences of the LGBT community in Israel, and showcasing the different meanings of being lesbian, gay, trans or bi in Israel over the past year.
Israel, …

Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 2 Sprinzak st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Wednesday, 22 May, 22:00
Runtime: 110 min
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles.
Director: Yair Hochner
Cast: Dvir Benedek, Guy Zo-Aretz, Liat Akta, Lucy Dubinchik, Miss Laila Carry, Ofer Regirer, Oshri Sahar, Rivka Neuman, Tomer Ilan, Yael Deckelbaum, Yiftach Mizrahi, Yuval Raz
Antarctica follows the physical, spiritual and emotional journeys of a group of gays and lesbians in the non-stop city of Tel Aviv. The movie opens with an unrelentingly graphic multi-screen visceral and visual assault as it depicts a week or month in …

Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 2 Sprinzak st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Saturday, 25 May, 17:00
Dir: José María Goenaga, Jon Garaño
A touching drama that played dozens of festivals world wide and the big winner at the 2011 Toulouse Cinespaña where it won Best Film, Best Actress and Best Screenplay. 70-year-old Axun is a housewife at a conservative Basque village when she receives a surprising phone call from the hospital: her daughter’s exboyfriend is badly hurt at a traffic accident and is in a hospital in a coma. Despite not being …

Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 5 Haarbaa st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Wednesday, 24 April, 22:00

Directed by Robert Hasfogel
Germany 2011, 83 minutes, German with English subtitles.
The gay couple Tobi and Ernie are being visited by Ernie’s old friend Uta. What at first looks like an innocent house-call, turns into an insidious attack on the couple’s relationship.
Festivals:
Mardi Gras Film Festival
Tokyo International Lesbian & Gay Film Festival
Hamburg gay and lesbian filmfestival
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Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 5 Haarbaa st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Friday, 26 April, Midnight
Dir: Todd Verow
The new film from underground director Todd Verow will take you on a journey of sex and drugs. Drew, a young man from a small town arrives at the big city and finds himself in the surreal world of Mistress DaTina who manages an alternative sex club where sex and drugs are inseparable. At a place deplete of daylight mingle men who lust after the quick satisfaction of their sexual and narcotic desires. …

Director: Stephen Chbosky
Actors: Logan Lerman, Emma Watson, Ezra Miller
Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 5 Haarbaa st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Wednesday, 20 March, 22:00, theater 3
Saturday, 23 March, 18:30, theater 3
Based on the novel written by Stephen Chbosky, this is about 15-year-old Charlie (Logan Lerman), an endearing and naive outsider, coping with first love (Emma Watson), the suicide of his best friend, and his own mental illness while struggling to find a group of people with whom he belongs. The introvert freshman is taken under the wings of two seniors, …

Sunday, February 3, 20:30, 43 Nahalat Binyamin Tel Aviv
Free admission. 18+ years old only for pornographic content.
The shorts of Travis Mathews
In Their Room
Dir: Travis Mathews
A documentary in which director Travis Mathews follows eight different men in their bedrooms in San Francisco. From the most banal to the most erotic he creates a mirror image of ourselves in current times. (USA 2009, 20 min; English without subtitles)

I Want Your Love
Dir: Travis Mathews
Perhaps the most human and emotional sex scene since “Shortbus,” two friends meet for a soul chat that lead them …

Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 5 Haarbaa st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
Wednesday, 20 February, 21:30, theater 1,
With Every Heartbeat
Dir: Alexandra-Therese Keining
A heartwarming dramatic comedy and winner of the Audience Award at the AFI Los Angeles Film Festival.
Mia and her fiancé arrive at her dad’s engagement party where they meet her dad’s future wife and her daughter (Mia’s future step sister) Frida. Despite Mia being introverted and uptight, the two of them develop an intense forbidden
romance that will unravel the side of Mia she kept hidden all these years. An …

Friday, 22 February, Midnight, theater 4,
Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 5 Haarbaa st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9

Dir: Axel Ranisch
In this double 2012 Slamdance winner German comedy, Sven is a bank clerk in his 40s who still lives with his mother, Edeltraut, who suffers from advanced senility. While he is at work, social worker Daniel cares for her and tends to the house works. When one day she runs away, the two heavy men go out looking for her, a search that will lead them to find each other as …

GAYBY
Wednesday, 16 January, 22:00, theater 3, Tel Aviv Cinematheque – 5 Haarbaa st.
Tickets are available at 03-6060800 ext. 9
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Dir: Jonathan Lisecki
Cast: Jenn Harris, Matthew Wilkas, Mike Doyle
The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival will celebrate 8 years in June 2013. Over the years the festival has become a major event in the Israeli cinematic calendar despite its constant fight against different elements who wish to shut it down. Every January we host a big, festive …

Wednesday, December 19, 22:00
Tel Aviv Cinematheque
General tickets available at the Cinematheque box office – 03-6060800 ext. 0

Dir: Benjamin Cantu
Marco is a shy student living on an agricultural farm in Southern Germany, avoiding any eye contact with girls. He’d rather work the fields
alone than sit in class writing papers. Jacob on the other hand is a new bright student who doesn’t fit the stereotypical makeover of a farm worker. He was the one student who to everyone’s surprise decided to quit his bank career and become a farmer. Through gorgeous impressionistic …

Friday, December 21 , Midnight
Tel Aviv Cinematheque
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Dir: Cheryl Dunye
They say a sense of humor is a very sexy thing. Director Cheryl Dunye tries to do the impossible and create a lesbian comedy that is also sexy and even pornographic. The outcome is an unapologetic film in the genre of classic romantic comedies. Dylan, is a young Berlinerwoman who jumps from one sexual adventure to the next and on the way hugely ill-treats her partner, Claudia, a hotel receptionist. Claudia’s …

Sunday, 23/12, 20:30, 43 Nahalat Binyamin Tel Aviv
Free admission. 18+ years old

The Wilding
Dir: Grant Scicluna
An official selection of the 2012 Berlin Film Festival. Malcolm is a prisoner in a juvenile jail and in love with his cellmate, Tye. As Malcolm’s release day approaches, the risk of the other inmates hurting Tye increases. Australia, 2012, 15 min; English without subtitles. Trailer  Website

HA(R)D to Say
Dir: Miguel Gabaldon
Two men meet in the streets of New York; An encounter that, at the end of the day, will put both of them in a complex and emotional dilemma.
Spain/USA, …

Dan Lachman (22 April 1941 – 6 September 2012) was one of the founders of the Aguda in 1975 (Human Privacy Rights Committee). He served as one of its members since 1976 and took part in the editing of the first LGBT magazine in the Hebrew language, “Reish Gali.” Some time after that he also helped starting another magazine “Nativ Nossaf.” in 1977, he founded “Kav Lavan” (“White Line”), a phone support line for gays, lesbians and their parents. In 1975, he joined forces with Amos Gutman, and together they …