Toronto Israel Film Festival 2012

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This article was last updated on April 16, 2022

Eran Bester, Director and Founder of the Toronto Israel Film Festival, is pleased to announce the return of the festival for its 5th consecutive year, running from October 28 to 30, With a unique range of award-winning fiction films. The 2011 edition promises to take audiences on a cinematic voyage of discovery into Israel’s incredibly contrasting and diverse society.

The 5th edition of the Toronto Israel Film Festival will present 6 films over 3 days, including opening night movies Melting Away and Lipstikka by Toronto born director 

Jonathan Segal.

Israeli culture enthusiasts and cinephiles alike will be amazed by an impressive selection of films on topics ranging from dealing with a transgender child to unusual love stories and discovering your true identity.


Most notable among the highlights of the 2012 program is Restoration, Official Selection of TIFF and Sundance Film festival 2011.

Also on the schedule is My Australia Winner of Audience Award at Jerusalem Film Festival 2011.

Not to miss Obsession and Blank Bullet.


The 5th annual Toronto Israel Film Festival will take place at the Cineplex Odeon Sheppard Cinemas, situated at 4861 Yonge Street. All films will be presented in Hebrew with English sub-titles.

Regular price for tickets are 14$ per film or 65$ for 6 films. Tickets are available by phone at (416) 622-2442 or online Admission is free for students with valid ID, subject to availability 5 minutes prior to every screening.

For additional information about the films, schedule, and tickets, please visit:

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