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Film Fest: Crescendo

16 June 2020 - 17 June 2020

Crescendo is available for free streaming via exclusive link and password from 6/16-6/17.
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2019 • 106 min. • Drama • Hebrew/Arabic/German/Yiddish

When world-famous conductor Eduard Sporck (Peter Simonischek, Toni Erdmann)  accepts the job to create an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra, he is quickly drawn into a tempest of sheer unsolvable problems. Having grown up in a state of war, suppression or constant risk of terrorist attacks, the young musicians from both sides are far from able to form a team. Lined up behind the two best violinists – the emancipated Palestinian Layla and the handsome Israeli Ron – they form two parties who deeply mistrust each other, on and off-stage alike.

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Winner: Audience Award @ 2020 San Diego JFF; Rheingold Audience Award @ 2019 Festival of German Films, Ludwigshafen; Gershon Klein Award for Best German Film With Jewish Issue @ 2019 JFF Berlin & Brandenburg

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