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Here and Now (2016)

Film Length:90 minutes
Status:Film Archive
I.F.F. fund:₪800,000
Production:Laila Films Ltd.

A social drama centering on four young immigrant friends living in a poor neighborhood in the Israeli city of Ashdod. Surviving from day to day, they form a rap group and spend most of their time rehearsing for an upcoming music festival. They want to effect the harsh reality they live in and hope to do so by winning the musical contest which will give them a chance to have their voice heard. But everything falls apart when Andrey, the main character, suffers a crisis at home. The bank threatens foreclosure, and social services threaten to take his sister away. Andrey feels helpless, and searches for solutions in the world of organized crime. Andrey's bandmates desperately try to help him, risking not only their dream but their lives.

ProducerItai Tamir
DirectorRoman Shumunov
Script WriterAlexander Palevnik
 Roman Shumunov
Associate ProducerAmi Livne
Line ProducerJiries Copti
1st Assistant DirectorBelsam Ronen
Director of PhotographyZiv Berkovich
Production DesignerIon Vargelis
Costume DesignerRachel Ben Dahan
Make up ArtistYaarit Siviner
Sound RecordingMichael Goorevich
1st Assistant CameraMagdalena Symonowicz (Poland)
2nd Assistant DirectorGal Gonen
 Inbar Gliss
Property MasterYanis Baladin
Lightingeric mizrahi
Boom OperatorSlava Frenklakh
Location ManagerGILAD AVNI
Camp ManagerIbrahim El Atwana
Production Asst.Ron Rozenshtein
2nd Assistant CameraShir Sonnenchein

Leading Actor / ActressVlad Dubinsky as Andrei
Supporting Actor /ActressEduard Hmelnitsky as Mixer
 Zura Kartvelishvili as Zura
 Renat Hasanov as Renat


2018, ISRAFEST - Israel Film Week, USA, Los Angeles
2018, Calgary International Film Festival, Canada, Calgary
2018, Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, Jerusalem
Group: Israeli Program
2018, Ofir-Israeli Academy Award, Israel
Prize: Best Music Award
2018, Woodstock Film Festival, USA, Woodstock
2019, Westchester Jewish Film Festival, USA, Pleasantville, New York
Group: Participation
2019, Santa Barbara International Film Festival, USA, Santa Barbara
Group: Participation
2019, Moscow JFF, Russia, Moscow
Group: Participation
2019, Transbaikalia IFF, Russia, Chita, Zabaykalsky Krai
Group: Participation
2019, SERET UK - Seret International Film Festival, England, London
Group: Participation
2019, Montreal Israeli Film Festival, Canada, Montreal
Group: Participation
2019, Two Riversides Film and Art Festival, Poland, Warsaw
Group: Participation
2019, Jewish Motifs International Film Festival, Poland, Warsaw