The movie is powerful and thought-provoking in its depiction of a creeping kind of a sexual harassment that is all too common.
Even though they have gone through the bleakest period in their lives, they are able to stay optimistic and positive by perceiving themselves as heroes, both on and off the front line.
The winners of the Israeli, International and Short Film competitions at Docaviv will be eligible to compete for the Best Documentary Feature/Short at the Oscars.
Israeli Film Day is an initiative of the Culture and Sport Ministry and the Film Industry Association.
The films will include Israeli movies that have premiered this year, as well as movies that have not yet been released.
This will be the first time that in more than a decade that an Israeli movie has opened the Haifa festival.
Israel was a key component of the festival.
The Jerusalem Film Festival will run through August 5 at the Jerusalem Cinematheque and other theaters throughout the city.
The director is being sought for a romantic comedy written by Savion Einstein.
President Reuven Rivlin and his wife, Nechama, noted film buffs hosted filmmakers from Jerusalem's Ma'aleh School of Film.