The festival says: Regardless of where these films have played throughout the world, the Spotlight program is a tribute to the cinema we love.
Sightseers and Gangs Of Wasseypur Part One
Fill The Void (Lemale et ha'halal)
(Country: Israel; Year: 2012; Director: Rama Burshtein; Writer: Rama Burshtein; Stars: Hila Feldman, Razia Israeli, Yiftach Klein, Renana Raz, Ido Samuel, Chayim Sharir, Irit Sheleg, Hadas Yaron)
A woman's view of Tel Aviv's ultra-orthodox Hasidic community from the inside.
Gangs Of Wasseypur Part One
(Country: India; Year: 2012; Director: Anurag Kashyap; Writer: Akhilesh Jaiswal, Anurag Kashyap, Sachin K. Ladia, Zeishan Quadri; Stars: Manoj Bajpai, Richa Chadda, Nawazuddin Siddiqui, Tigmanshu Dhulia, Jameel Khan, Piyush Mishra, Jaideep Ahlawat, Huma Qureshi, Zeishan Quadri, Vipin Sharma, Satyakam Anand, Aditya Kumar, Vineet Singh, Raj Kumar Yadav, Mukesh Chhabra)
An epic tale of rivalries between and within the families vying for control of a small town.
(Country: Israel, France, Germany, Belgium; Year: 2012; Director: Dror Moreh)
Six former heads of Israel’s internal security agency, the Shin Bet, discuss their nation’s past, present and future.
(Country: US; Year: 2012; Director: Jeff Nichols; Writer: Jeff Nichols; Stars: Matthew McConaughey, Tye Sheridan, Jacob Lofland, Reese Witherspoon, Ray McKinnon, Sarah Paulson, Michael Shannon, Sam Shephard)
Two teenagers try to reunite a fugitive with his long-term love.
North American premiere
(Year: 2012; Director: Pablo Larraín; Writer: Pedro Peirano; Stars: Gael García Bernal, Alfredo Castro and Antonia Zegers)
Gael Garcia Bernal stars as a Chilean adman trying to organize a campaign to unseat Pinochet in Pablo Larraín’s smart, engrossing political thriller.
The Gatekeepers and No
(Country: UK; Year: 2012; Director: Ben Wheatley; Writer: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Richard Glover; Stars: Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Alice Jump)
A young couple on a caravan holiday find themselves going on a killing spree.
Stories We Tell
(Country: Canada; Year: 2012; Director: Sarah Polley; Writer: Sarah Polley, Michael Polley; Stars: Michael Polley, Harry Gulkin, Susy Buchan, John Buchan, Mark Polley, Joanna Polley, Cathy Gulkin, Marie Murphy, Robert MacMillan, Anne Tait, Deirdre Bowen, Victoria Mitchell, Mort Ransen, Geoffrey Bowes, Tom Butler)
Sarah Polley investigates secrets in her own family.