The 33rd Haifa International Film Festival (5-14 October) in Israel has unveiled its lineup, which includes 13 new Israeli films and 9 new Israeli Documentaries.

The feature competition will include exclusively Israeli productions and co-productions. It features Foxtrot, The Testament and The Cousin, which all premiere at the upcoming Vennice Film Festival.

The festival’s out-of-competition slate includes a tribute to Israeli-American actor-director Mike Burstyn and will screen his new film Azimuth, which marks the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War.

The announced line-up is as follows: 


Don’t Forget Me (Israel/France/Germany)
Dir. Ram Nehari

Ewa (Israel/France/Poland/Germany)
Dir. Haim Tabakman

Foxtrot (Israel/Germany/France)
Dir. Samuel Maoz

Low Tide (Israel/France) 2017
Dir. Daniel Mann

Madam Yankelova’s Fine Literature Club(Israel)
Dir. Guilhad Emilio Schenker

Montana (Israel)
Dir. Limor Shmila

Outdoors (Israel)
Dir. Asaf Saban

The Cousin (Israel)
Dir. Tzahi Grad

The Testament (Israel / Austria)
Dir. Amichai Greenberg

Out of Competition:

Azimuth (Israel)
Dir. Mike Burstyn

The Legend of King Solomon (Israel/Hungary)
Dir. Albert Hanan Kaminski

No One (Israel/Ukraine/Russia)
Dir.Lev Prudkin

Closing Film:

Shelter (Israel-Germany-France)
Dir. Eran Riklis