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THE BURNING BUSH

THE BURNING BUSH

LANGUAGES: Hebrew | SUBTITLES: English

English Title: The Burning Bush
Hebrew Title: Hasne Ha'boer
Genre: Drama
Running Time: 12:05
Year of production: 2019

SYNOPSIS

A poetic story of letting go. Danny, a sensitive young woman, mourns the lost love to her ex-girlfriend, symbolized by a small plant. Danny's mother wants her daughter to bury the memories, but when the dust settles something more powerful remains, which will not die.

PRODUCTION AND DISTRIBUTION

Production Company: Tel Aviv University
Film exports/World sales: Gonella Productions

CAST

Danny - Inbal Lehavi
Rachel - Irit Sheleg
Ari - Na'ama Amit

MAIN CREDITS

Director: Noam Greif
Screenwriter: Noam Greif
Producer: Amit Hershkovits
Director of Photography: Michael Miroshnik
Sound: Vitaliy Grinshpun
Editing: Noam Greif
Sound Editing: Vitaliy Grinshpun
Music Composer: Alon Peretz

TECHNICAL DETAILS

Genre: Drama
Sub-genre: LGBT, Family, Surreal
Language: Hebrew
Country of origin: Israel
Year of production: 2019
Total running time: 12:05 minutes
Shooting format: 4K
Color type: Color
Aspect ratio: 1920x1072
Sound format: Surround

AWARDS

Delhi Shorts International Film Festival (Best Cinematography)
Budapest Independent Film Festival (Best Short Film)

FESTIVAL SELECTIONS

AFI Fest 2019
Amarcort Film Festival 2019
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival 2019
Arctic Film Festival 2020
Delhi Shorts International Film Festival (Best Cinematography)
Budapest Independent Film Festival (Best Short Film)
20th International Film Schools Festival (FIEC) - The Uruguayan Film School (ECU) and Cinemateca Uruguaya - August 2020
TLVFest - The Tel Aviv International LGBT Film Festival - November 2020
GROUNDBREAKERS Bangkok - January 2021

BIOGRAPHY OF THE DIRECTOR

Noam Greif is a filmmaker and hopeless romantic with a B.A. in Film from Tel-Aviv University. Her previous short film, "Flight of the Tortoise", screened in several festivals worldwide. Her dream is to create works that make people smile or cry, whichever they prefer.