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Odelia Haroush, CEO- Chief Executive Officer



16b North End Rd, NW11 7PH, London



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This year’s festival will be held from 21st – 28th June

We are going to be running a hybrid festival this year. For those who want to enjoy SERET UK 2021 on the big screen, we will show our programme across cinemas in six different cities: London, Edinburgh, Oxford, Cambridge, Brighton and City of Culture Liverpool. We’ve partnered with Picture House for all locations, and in London, we will also be at the JW3 and the Phoenix East Finchley.

If you’d rather watch at home, you can pay for and download every film through our website too. And we have a range of packages so you can enjoy just one film, or several, to watch during the Festival.

10th Anniversary Special Segments
To mark our tenth anniversary, as well as a host of new films, we have three special Festival segments:

Yes, Prime Ministers!
Our focus on Israel’s dynamic, passionate and idiosyncratic Prime Ministers over the past seven decades. From Ben-Gurion, Meir, Begin and Rabin to Netanyahu, each of these five Prime Ministers sought acceptance and security for Israel during their time in office.

We have five documentaries that feature enlightening interviews, some never seen on the screen before, and revealing investigation into the lives and careers of these individuals. They had widely-differing political, religious and cultural views, yet a single commitment to establishing a voice for the State of Israel and its people across the world.

100 Meters Apart – 4 short films
During the COVID-19 lockdown in Israel, no-one, other than key workers and for essential journeys, could move further than 100 meters from their front door.

At this time of restriction, under very difficult conditions and with no idea of what the future would bring, Kastina Communications produced real time short films with 12 prominent film makers, creating a touching anthology.

SERET has selected five of these short films, each of which expresses a unique response to the challenges which everyone throughout the world has been confronted with over the past 18 months.

Alongside the screenings of these short films we are delighted to be able to show the Oscar nominated short White Eye.

Celebrating 10 years of SERET UK – Our Favourite Films
It’s taken a lot of discussion to select just three films from the hundreds we’ve screened over the past ten years but we’ve made our choice.

We will be bringing back An Israeli Love Story, Fill the Void, and Tel Aviv on Fire.

They were wonderful when they came out, and they’re definitely still up there on our list of the best Israeli movies ever made. We’re sure you will be very happy to have the chance to see them again.

Our Donnors
Miel de Botton
Orit Gadiesh
Yakir and Elena Gabay
Amnon and Malka Lion
Sir Trevor and Suzan Chinn
Maya and Avi Lavy
Nili and David Chinn
Guy and Tammy Ivesha
Effie & Laurence Cartier
Ilana and Nir Wegrzyn
Sharon & Ron Golan
Ada & Danny Raveh
Liat & Jonny Elstein


Donate to Seret Intel UK 21


The success of the festival depends largely on the support of our donors and sponsors. SERET International makes a significant investment to present the finest new films made in Israel in the last year.

By becoming a contributor, you play a crucial role in this creative process by allowing us to continue to expand our programming and present the Israeli cinema that has become synonymous with SERET.

SERET International is a recognised charity and your gift is tax deductible.

If you have questions or would like information about sponsorship packages and donations,
please email: odelia@seret-international.org

Thank you!

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100 Meters Apart – 4 short films
Short Films
Directors: Sigal Avin | Asaf Korman | Asaph Polonsky | Maor Zaguri
All Real Living is Meeting
Director: Dikla Elkaslassi
An Israeli Love Story
Director: Dan Wolman
Cast: Adi Bielski, Aviv Alush, Maya Wertheim, Issac Hizkiyah, Alex Anski, Amir Mugrabi, Sharon Friedman
Writer and director: Ruthy Pribar
Cast: Alena Yiv, Shira Haas, Tamir Mula, Gera Sandler, Eden Halili
Behind the Door
Short Film
Director: Sigal Avin
Cast: Ninet Tayeb, Shalom Michaeshvilli
Ben-Gurion, Epilogue
Director: Yariv Mozer
Black Flowers
Director: Tammy Federman
Chasing Yehoshua
Director: Shay Fogelman
Director: Dina Perlstein
Cast: Daniel Gal, Reymond Amsalem, Evelin Hagoel, Einat Saruf
Fill The Void
Writer and director: Rama Burshtein
Cast: Yiftach Klein, Yael Tal, Hadas Yaron
Directors and Writers: Guy Amir, Hanan Savyon
Cast: Guy Amir, Hanan Savyon, Shiri Maimon, Tsahi Halevi, Noa Koler
Writers/Directors: Sagi Bornstein, Udi Nir, Shani Rozanes
Happy Times
Director: Michael Mayer
Cast: Liraz Chamami, Michael Aloni, Stéfi Celma, Shani Atias, Iris Bahr, Kevin Thoms, Sophia Santi, Guy Adler
Here we are
Director: Nir Bergman
Cast: Shai Avivi, Noam Imber, Smadi Wolfman, Efrat Ben-Zur, Amir Feldman, Sharon Zelikovsky
Comedy - Drama
Writer and director: Talya Lavie
Cast: Avigail Harari, Ran Danker, Dan Amroussi
King Bibi
Director: Dan Shadur
Long Distance
Short Film
Director: Asaph Polonsky
Cast: Tomer Kapon, Niv Sultan
Menachem Begin, Peace and War
Director: Levi Zini
One Hundred Per Cent
Director: Yael Kipper Zaretzky, Ronen Zaretzky
Please Behave
Short Film
Director: Maor Zaguri
Cast: Tikva Gideon
Rabin, a Prime Minister’s Schedule
Director: Shahar Segal
Sky Raiders
Family Adventure
Writer and director: Lior Chefetz
Cast: Amir Tessler, Hila Natzanon, Arie Tcherner, Riki Blich, Nathan Ravitz, Dor Harari, Uri Bulfarb
Comedy Drama
Director: Eytan Fox
Cast: John Benjamin Hickey, Niv Nissim, Lihi Kornowski, Miki Kam, Peter Spears, Tamir Ginsburg
Tel Aviv On Fire
Director: Sameh Zoabi
Cast: Kais Nashif, Lubna Azabal, Yaniv Biton, Maisa Abd Elhadi, Yousef Sweid
The Death of Cinema and My Father Too
Comedy Drama
Director: Dani Rosenberg
Cast: Marek Rozenbaum, Roni Kuban, Noa Koler, Ruth Farhi, Uri Klausner, Ina Rosenberg, Natan Rosenberg
The Human Factor
Director: Dror Moreh
Cast: Oron Adar, Dror Moreh
Short Film
Director: Asaf Korman
White Eye
Short Film
Writer and director: Tomer Shushan
Cast: Daniel Gad, Dawit Tekelaeb, Reut Akkerman, Amir Busheri, Mouammad Abu-Lil
Yolande An Unsung Heroine
Director: Dan Wolman

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