Israeli cartoon contest at Holon Cinematheque
Israeli films are high-quality, now competing in all genres, including cartoons. And, the MaraToon Contest at the Holon Cinematheque is celebrating Israel's animated film industry in a special program. The festival films will be screening starting December 16 and running through till December 21.
The cartoons are made by beginning or student filmmakers, running from 30 seconds to a minute. Filmmakers must complete the works in just five days. You can vote on your favorites by visiting the website FLIX (flix.co.il). Five judges will pick the best film and the winner will be awarded a prize of NIS 5,000. There will also be a cash prize for audience favorite. The contest is sponsored by FLIX, the Rabinovitch Fund, Project Cinema and JCS Studios.
For further information, go to www.cinemaholon.org.il
â€¢ Hannah Brown
'Don Quixote Meets Annie' in J'lem
Israel Musicals theater presents Don Quixote Meets Annie, a fundraising year's-end celebration, on Saturday December 26 at 9 p.m. at the Gerard Behar Center's Leo Modell Hall (11 Bezalel Street, Jerusalem). Admission is free. An evening with live musical performances, highlights from past shows, and a rare insight into how a production comes to life. Featuring Yisrael Lutnick, pianists Marina Levinsky and Amy Bart, and performers from Israel Musicals.
â€¢ Jerusalem Post Staff