Yoav Rotman

The Flood (2011)

At the age of 13, Yoni is growing up. Fast. But not fast enough for this diminutive young man who is obsessed with getting bigger, taller and stronger. On the eve of his Bar Mitzvah, Yoni has no choice but to “become a man” when he’s faced with the unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Nattiv
CAST:  Yoav Rotman  •  Ronit Elkabetz  •  Tzahi Grad  •  Michael Moshonov

At the age of 13, Yoni is growing up. Fast. But not fast enough for this diminutive young man who is obsessed with getting bigger, taller and stronger. On the eve of his Bar Mitzvah, Yoni has no choice but to “become a man” when he’s faced with the unexpected ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Guy Nattiv
CAST:  Yoav Rotman  •  Ronit Elkabetz  •  Tzahi Grad  •  Michael Moshonov

Auschwitz on My Mind (2013)

The Journey of Roy, a 17-year-old Israeli teenager, trying to win the affection of a girl from his class while they both travel in Poland with their school between Holocaust memorials and death camps.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Assaf Machnes
CAST:  Inbal Erez  •  Ron Gazit  •  Myrav Osofsky  •  Yoav Rotman

The Journey of Roy, a 17-year-old Israeli teenager, trying to win the affection of a girl from his class while they both travel in Poland with their school between Holocaust memorials and death camps.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Assaf Machnes
CAST:  Inbal Erez  •  Ron Gazit  •  Myrav Osofsky  •  Yoav Rotman

Latchkey Kids (2015)

Gur and his sister Daniel return to their empty home every day after school. While Daniel tries to cope with the world outside, Gur still feels home is his only safe shelter and womb. He refuses allowing himself or his sister to grow up and disconnect from each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elad Goldman
CAST:  Yoav Rotman  •  Gaia Shalita Katz  •  Hillel Cappon  •  Tamara Freidland

Gur and his sister Daniel return to their empty home every day after school. While Daniel tries to cope with the world outside, Gur still feels home is his only safe shelter and womb. He refuses allowing himself or his sister to grow up and disconnect from each other.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Elad Goldman
CAST:  Yoav Rotman  •  Gaia Shalita Katz  •  Hillel Cappon  •  Tamara Freidland

Nerd Club: The Movie (2017)

The Nerd Club members were thinking that summer break would be nothing but boredom, surprisingly they got an invitation to the summer's opening party of Heidy Shmetreling, the most popular girl in school. During the party, an envelope got stolen and The Nerd Club ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yaron Arazi
CAST:  Yoav Rotman  •  Amit Farkash  •  Shiran Sendel  •  Roni Hadar

The Nerd Club members were thinking that summer break would be nothing but boredom, surprisingly they got an invitation to the summer's opening party of Heidy Shmetreling, the most popular girl in school. During the party, an envelope got stolen and The Nerd Club ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Yaron Arazi
CAST:  Yoav Rotman  •  Amit Farkash  •  Shiran Sendel  •  Roni Hadar

Broken Mirrors (2018)

Shadowed by a strict, military father who inflicts severe methods of punishment as a form of discipline, seventeen year old Ariella commits a grave error that her father isn't willing to punish her for. Seeking a punishment of her own, Ariella embarks on a dark ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Imri Matalon  •  Aviad Givon
CAST:  Shira Haas  •  Yiftach Klein  •  Renana Raz  •  Yoav Rotman

Shadowed by a strict, military father who inflicts severe methods of punishment as a form of discipline, seventeen year old Ariella commits a grave error that her father isn't willing to punish her for. Seeking a punishment of her own, Ariella embarks on a dark ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Imri Matalon  •  Aviad Givon
CAST:  Shira Haas  •  Yiftach Klein  •  Renana Raz  •  Yoav Rotman

Esau (2019)

A 40-year-old writer returns to his family house where he was raised and that he escaped after half a lifetime - to face his brother who stayed instead, inherited their family bakery and married the woman who they both loved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pavel Lungin
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Mark Ivanir  •  Yulia Peresild  •  Harvey Keitel

A 40-year-old writer returns to his family house where he was raised and that he escaped after half a lifetime - to face his brother who stayed instead, inherited their family bakery and married the woman who they both loved.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pavel Lungin
CAST:  Lior Ashkenazi  •  Mark Ivanir  •  Yulia Peresild  •  Harvey Keitel

Leave of Absence (2017)

After his daughters accidentally bleach his hair, before another stressful family dinner, Meir decides to escape. The middle-aged, suburban history teacher unexpectedly finds what he needed when a chance encounter with his former students plunges him into a night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moshe Rosenthal
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Chen Hefetz  •  Ben Heine

After his daughters accidentally bleach his hair, before another stressful family dinner, Meir decides to escape. The middle-aged, suburban history teacher unexpectedly finds what he needed when a chance encounter with his former students plunges him into a night ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Moshe Rosenthal
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Chen Hefetz  •  Ben Heine

The Israeli Boys (2020)

Secrets, lies, surprises and more are explored in this rich selection of gay short films from Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lior Soroka  •  Moshe Rosenthal  •  Ori Aharon  •  Nizan Lotem
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Levana Finkelstein  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Michal Bernstein

Secrets, lies, surprises and more are explored in this rich selection of gay short films from Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lior Soroka  •  Moshe Rosenthal  •  Ori Aharon  •  Nizan Lotem
CAST:  Uri Klauzner  •  Levana Finkelstein  •  Yoav Rotman  •  Michal Bernstein