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Film Fest: Shelter @ The NEON
April 29 @ 5:15 pm - 7:00 pm$9
2017 | Running Time: 93 minutes | English, Hebrew, Arabic
A subtle thriller set in Germany involving Mona, a Lebanese woman (Golshifteh Farahani), and Naomi, an Israeli Mossad agent (Neta Riskin) sent to protect their informant while recovering from plastic surgery for her new identity. Mona and Naomi – together for two weeks in a quiet apartment in Hamburg. A safe house. A shelter. No one knew that this supposedly quiet fortnight would turn into an abyss and that shelter would need to be found elsewhere. The intimacy of the relationship that develops between the two women is exposed to the threat of terror that is engulfing the world today. In this game of deception, beliefs are questioned and choices are made that are not their own. And yet, their fate takes a surprising turn in this suspense-laden, elegant neo-noir.
$9 adult. $8 student tickets available at the door only.
Winner: Closing Night of Haifa International Film Festival
2018 Film Festival Corporate Sponsors
– Economy Linen, Inc.
– Morris Furniture Company
Premium Event Supporters
– Brady Ware
– Friends of Washington Centerville Public Library
– Washington Centerville Public Library
– Wiley’s Comedy Joint
– Square One Salon and Day Spa