Alison Klayman’s Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry will open Docaviv, the Tel Aviv International Documentary Film Festival which runs this year from 3-12 May.
The festival has both international and Israeli competition sections.
The international selection includes IDFA winner Planet Of Snail, Back To The Square about post-revolutionary Egypt and Carol Morley’s Dreams Of A Life from the UK.
The Israeli competition is as follows:
All Happy Mornings (Omer Yafman, director)
A personal journey into bisexuality.
The Buddhist And The Cripple (Noam Pinchas)
Pinchas returns to the kibbutz where he grew up to save his disabled childhood friend.
But Why Did You Dance Naked? (Zohar Wagner)
A man’s trust in his wife is affected when videocassettes filmed years ago in New York resurfance in the couple’s home.
Cinema Jenin (Marcus Wetter)
A cinema founded in the 1960s is rebuilt by Palestinians and Germans.
Dangerous Children (Amit Goren)
The film follows men at a residential treatment center who have suffered domestic violence and abuse as children.
Dirty Laundry (Yael Sherer)
A woman files a civil suit against her father for sexually abusing her.
Home Movie (Reuven Brodsky)
A dysfunctional immigrant family is faced with the dilemma of selling the family home, its last bastion of stability.
The Invisible Men (Yariv Mozer)
The untold story of persecuted gay Palestinians who hide illegally in Tel Aviv after fleeing their homes.
Noise (Dan & Noit Geva)
The story of a man who suffers from hyper-acoustic sensitivity.
One Day After Peace (Miri Laufer & Erez Laufer)
Robi Damelin wonders if South Africa’s Truth & Reconciliation Commission can be applied to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Powder (Eyal Goldberg)
The film-maker, a son of one of the founding families of Metula on the northernmost Israeli border, tells his own story.
White Nights (Irit Gal)
The film follows a group of Palestinian women who go into Jerusalem illegally every night to work as cleaning ladies.