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LAVAN
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LAVAN
 
NY Premiere

Director: Guilhad Emilio Schenker

United States, 2011, 28min
Format: Digital
Festival Year: 2011
Category: Short Narrative
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Cast:  Tomer Ben David, Razia Israeli, Sigal Rosh
Crew:  Directed and written by Guilhad Emilio Schenker - Produced by: Noa Tsigelman, Yossi Meiri and Guilhad Emilio Schenker - Director of Photography and Editor: Yossi Meiri - Original Score by Dor Azriel and Danny Arviv - Soundtrack Design and Mix: Tomer Eliav - Production Design: Renee Mor, Hila Eisenberg, Noga Weiss and Dana Yichie Schwaqman - Makeup: Maya Avni - Costume Design: Tal Arditi

synopsis
Gioza, one of the female 'White Torture' prison guards, falls into an obsessive love with Nick, the prisoner under her supervision, without him knowing of her existence. When Nick is facing the prison's 'final procedure', Gioza must choose between her love to Nick and obedience to prison rules.

director
Guilhad Emilio Schenker was born in Caracas, Venezuela in 1980. Winner of best director prise at Sant Petersburg in Russia for the film Lavan. Worked in the Israeli television industry since 1994 as researcher, producer, scriptwriter and director. These days works as the head of program development at G.L.Z Radio, the most popular radio station in Israel. Graduate of Tel Aviv University - Faculty of the Arts - Film & TV department and scholar at the German Bursary program of the Nordrhein-Westfalen's government conducting a research about the movie Kolberg (1945).
Filmography   

filmmaker's note
The “White Torture" is a type of psychological torture that includes extreme isolation, practiced on political prisoners in totalitarian regimes. Although inspired by the idea of the “White Torture", the events and characters depicted in this film are purely fictitious.

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