International Shorts: Idle Hands

  • 84 mins

Let’s go to work.

From Australia, France, Israel and Turkey, a quartet of films about men whose lives are governed by the jobs they do, have done, or dream of doing. What happens when the roles that should define them are snatched away, or prove elusive, or are thrust upon them unawares? With stunning camerawork and performances, these films express extraordinary visions of masculinity in a state of psychosis.

Screening with:

Shred of Hope
  • Tom Shoval /
  • Israel /
  • 2007 /
  • 26 mins
The Slope
  • Mehmet Can Mertoglu /
  • Turkey /
  • 2008 /
  • 14 mins

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