Magazine article Screen International

Female Film Collective Bows in Jerusalem with Debut Feature

Magazine article Screen International

Female Film Collective Bows in Jerusalem with Debut Feature

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Micro-budget Death Of A Poetess set for world premiere.

Female film collective Kinoclan makes its feature debut at Jerusalem Film Festival (JFF) with Dana Goldberg and Efrat Mishori’s Death Of A Poetess, which premieres tonight (July 14) in the Israeli feature competition section.

The black-and-white, micro-budget film - made for less than $28,500 (ILS 100,000) - is the first feature-length production made under the Kinoclan banner since its creation 18 months ago.

In the film, Evgenia Dodina and Samira Saraya, best known internationally for her role in Shira Geffen’s Self Made, play 50-year-old Israeli researcher Lenny Sade, who is passing through the last day of her life, and Yasmin, a nurse hailing from the Arab community in Jaffa. Their paths become intertwined by a strange turn of events.

Directorial duo Goldberg and Mishori set up Kinoclan in 2016 with the aim of creating works of art across all media representing the female experience through women’s eyes. …

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