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Joe + Belle

A dark comedy about two girls who fall in love with their country and with each other en route from Tel Aviv to Sderot.


Chloe is a young Canadian obstetrician working in a makeshift clinic within a Palestinian refugee camp in the West Bank where she treats pregnant women under the supervision of Michael, a French doctor. Facing daily checkpoints and the separation barrier, Chloe is confronted with the conflict and the people it affects. Her encounter with the war draws Chloe into an adventure that’s both deeply personal and as large as the land. From the producing team behind Academy Award®-nominated Monsieur Lazhar and Incendies. [Synopsis courtesy of TIFF]

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Gili, a 17 years old, decides to change schools. She is determined to leave behind her lame social status. Gili is into Tomer, one of the hottest guys in school, and she makes her move on him. They hang out at the mall and make out, but Tomer loses interest right afterwards. Omri, his best friend, decides to “take it from there”. The girls he usually dates are not as easy… So Gili and Omri meet at the pool, at the beach, In his house. Sometimes Omri’s friends get to join. Each time Gili tells herself that Omri is simply just a “player”. She knows there’s something humiliating about it, but it’s better than nothing.