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50th Directors’ Fortnight May 9-19, 2018

Sex

Fortnight 1971, Short film, 27'

Synopsis

The only film forbidden by Israeli censorship for offend against morality and religious values.

Director

David Avidan

David Avidan (1934 – 1995; b. Tel Aviv, Israel) studied Literature and Philosophy at the Hebrew University in the early 1950s and began publishing poetry at that time. From the start he aligned himself with a group of writers who introduced essential changes into modern Hebrew poetry. He was one of Israel’s leading poets and a major originator of contemporary avant-garde Israeli poetry. Avidan received the Abraham Woursell Prize from the University of Vienna (1971-1976).

Screenplay
David Avidan

Prod : The thirtieth century films 11 Shimshon St. Tel Aviv Israël