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Showcasing four short films created by students from the prestigious
Steve Tisch School of Film and Television at Tel Aviv University

A fabulous sell-out movie event was held at the Classic Cinema Elsternwick.
Four thought provoking, entertaining and gripping short films created by students at the Steve Tisch School of Film & Television Tel Aviv University.

A huge thank you to directors Shauly Melamed and Alma Hemmo for sharing their experiences with us live from Israel !

Thank you for your support – all proceeds go towards

Scholarships for TAU students

The Movies


Director: Dmitry Konoplov

Best screenplay – Tel Aviv Film Festival 2015.
Oded, who goes for a routine exchange of packages at the Israeli border, realises that the person across the fence is a frustrated soccer player.

On the Side

Written and Directed by Alma Hemmo

Best friends, Ella and Yaeli, are stopped by a police officer to check whether they are intoxicated. The girls have to decide whether to obey the law or remain loyal to one another.

The First Day of April

Written and Directed by Shauly Melamed

Guli wakes up in the middle of the night and finds her father preparing a prank for April Fool’s Day. When she wakes up, she is surprised to hear that her father has died.

Till Day’s End

Director: Amitai Ashkenazi

Best short film – 2015 Shanghai International Student Film Festival. Best short film – Sehuschte Film Festival (Germany) 2015.
17-year-old Elai attempts to reciprocate a favour to a boy from the nearby village who offers him protection from violent thieves.

Event at a glance:

  • Date: Sunday, 3 June, 2019

  • Time: 4:00pm – 5:30pm

  • Venue: Classic Cinema Elsternwick  Melbourne

  • Guests: AFTAU Members and community members

  • Guest Speaker: via skype with directors Alma Hemmo ‘On the Side’& Shauly Melamed ‘The First Day of April’



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