FC Fall Member Mixer & Film Screening with the Boston Jewish Film Festival

89 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA | October 19, 2017 | 6:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cost: $Free with RSVP


Join Filmmakers Collaborative and the Boston Jewish Film Festival for a member mixer and reception on Thursday, October 19th from 6:00 – 8:30pm at Lesley University’s Washburn Auditorium with visiting Israeli filmmakers Tamar Kay (The Mute’s House) and Or Sinai (Anna) along with short presentations from both organizations. 

The event is hosted by Lesley University’s College of Art + Design and BFA in Digital Filmmaking.

We will screenThe Mute’s House (32 mins) and Anna (24 mins) followed by a post-screening Q & A with the filmmakers. Light appetizers and drinks will be served. The event is free for members of FC, BJFF and the Lesley University community. The cost is $25 for general tickets. Please RSVP by October 18th.


6PM – 7PM, Reception

7PM – 8:30PM, Program, film screenings & panel 

Tamar Kay’s first film, The Mute’s House,was one of 10 Academy Award nominations for Best Short Documentary this year. The film has won awards in festivals across Europe, in Israel, and Australia. 

She has also edited numerous award-winning short films that were screened locally and internationally.  

Currently she’s editor of an Israeli documentary series which will premiere in 2017 on Israel’s YesDocu channel. Tamar is a graduate of the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School. Tamar is also a lecturer at the Ono Academic College in Jerusalem.

Or Sinai‘s film, Anna, , won Best Student Film at the Cannes Film Festival film in 2016, prevailing over more than 2,000 other entries from 227 film schools around the world. Anna, stars Evgenia Dodina, one of Israel’s most revered actresses.

Tamar’s classmate at the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School, Or’s previous film,  Violette Mi Vida,  a narrative, was screened in festivals around the world and won the prize for Best Documentary at the Jerusalem Film Festival in 2012. While pursuing other film projects, she is also quite busy working as an editor for film and television Tamar’s Or is a graduate of Sam Spiegel Film and Television School. She was one of the editors for Mr. Gaga, which premiered in Boston last February.

The event is co-sponsored by Filmmakers Collaborative and the Boston Jewish Film Festival. Visiting filmmakers are sponsored by the Schusterman Foundation. Thanks again to Lesley University’s College of Art + Design and BFA in Digital Filmmaking for hosting!