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The Covenant – Adam Baroukh ( London , England ) One year after WWII concentration-camp survivor Abba Kovner is set to poison a German water-filtration plant in revenge for the crimes of the Nazis , but as the moment of truth nears , an unexpected encounter threatens to jeopardize the mission . Based on a true story . In German , subtitled . 2020 ; 10 min . Last Picture Show in Bucharest - Ludi Boeken ( Tel Aviv , Israel ) Bucharest Pogrom , 1941 . During the last picture show that 10-year-old ELIAHU sees , his father , the cinema owner , is murdered by the leader of the fascist militia , his next door neighbor . After surviving the massacre of Romania ’ s Jews , Eliahu seeks justice but postwar Romania does not , nor does the Israel he emigrates to . During his military service in Israel he learns that his father ’ s killer now fights in the French Foreign Legion in Vietnam . Eliahu deserts and embarks on a quest for truth , justice and revenge . In Hebrew , Romanian , and French , subtitled . 2019 ; 75 min .

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The Covenant – Adam Baroukh ( London , England ) One year after WWII concentration-camp survivor Abba Kovner is set to poison a German water-filtration plant in revenge for the crimes of the Nazis , but as the moment of truth nears , an unexpected encounter threatens to jeopardize the mission . Based on a true story . In German , subtitled . 2020 ; 10 min . Last Picture Show in Bucharest - Ludi Boeken ( Tel Aviv , Israel ) Bucharest Pogrom , 1941 . During the last picture show that 10-year-old ELIAHU sees , his father , the cinema owner , is murdered by the leader of the fascist militia , his next door neighbor . After surviving the massacre of Romania ’ s Jews , Eliahu seeks justice but postwar Romania does not , nor does the Israel he emigrates to . During his military service in Israel he learns that his father ’ s killer now fights in the French Foreign Legion in Vietnam . Eliahu deserts and embarks on a quest for truth , justice and revenge . In Hebrew , Romanian , and French , subtitled . 2019 ; 75 min .

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