Community movies

The 2nd hope festival Hatikva.
Best community theatre production exposing our communal work in Hatikva neighborhood
The Yoram Loewenstein acting school is located in the heart of Hatikva neighborhood. The uniqueness of the school is in the combination between the highest level of professional acting studies with community work in the neighborhood where the school is located.
Few such institutions exist around the world.
As part of the training to become professional actors, the acting students are committed to lead 16 drama groups with in the community such as: youth at-risk, immigrant’s children in distress, children with special needs and emotional problems, blinds and partly blinds, elderly and more.

The movies open a window to the life of the Hatikva neighborhood children’s and reveal their conflicted and tensioned world in a cinematic magical way.

Hanna surprise birthday party (2011)
Directed by: Shimot Haba and Keren Salent (3rd year students)
Participating: Day care Bustanit children’s

Today is Hanna birthday; will the day care children forget it?

Grammar national competition (2011)
Directed by: Toma Hagai and Shani Klein (graduates)
Participating: Nativ school children’s

National grammar competition start with the attempt of the “disturbed” school children’s to steal the exam in order to win.
Special mission team is trying to fail their plan.

The war on the house (2010)
Directed by: Yael Vekshtein and Meir Toledano (graduates)
Participating: Lilach day care children

Based on a true story. The mayor decides to close the day care due to budget problems. The day care children are going to demonstrate against. Who will win?


Lilach sounds (2011)
Directed by: Yael Vekshtein and Meir Toledano (graduates)
Participating: Lilach day care children

A group of beggar’s children’s, using their violin to beg, finds out that their violin is stolen.
A unique and unusual movie without words in black & white.