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November 30, 2019  |  Cinematheque Tel Aviv

Adi Halfin

Director and screenwriter.


Graduate cum laude of Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, Jerusalem. Her short films have been screened in numerous festivals worldwide, including Cannes and Berlin.

Her graduation film, "Whatever it Takes", won the category of feature films in the largest student film festival in Europe.


Today she directs music videos, promos and ads and is writing a script for an animation film supported by the Israeli Film Fund and a script for a full length feature film.



2008 – "Roots Project", feature, 14 mins.

Made for the Children's Channel as part of the project "Children Create Movies"


2004 – "Whatever it Takes", feature, 17 minutes, 16 mm.

Participated in Berlin Festival 2005 and won the Best Feature Award in Potsdam Student Film Festival. Screened to date in over 60 festivals worldwide. Features in the first "Lethal Lesbian" DVD collection.


2004 – "No Place But Home", feature, 7 minutes, video

Part of "Border Project" in which 5 directors gave their personal interpretation of "border". The film participated in Cannes Film Festival in 2004 and many festivals worldwide.


2002 – "Homecoming", feature, 6 minutes, 16 mm.

Winner of Jerusalem Mayor Award 2002.



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Whatever It Takes

17 min

Israel 2004

Director: Adi Halfin

Cast: Maya Maron, Idit Neuderfer


Maya is unwilling to come to terms with the fact that her relationship with Tamar has ended. She will do anything to prevent her from leaving the country.


The film was screened at Lethal Lesbian 3.

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