• Through Thick and Thin

    89 minutes |

Whether it's a childhood friend, a deep love, or a close relative, we've all had those ride-or-die people in our lives. This collection cheers on those connections we cherish most.

Short Films

Abu Eli

The friendship between Avi, a former drug addict, and Jaber, a Sudanese refugee, is in danger. It is Jabber's last day before being sent to Holot Detention Facility, and Avi decides to take matters into his own hands.


A 30-year-old woman, feeling obligated to wear a brave face, delivers her grim breast cancer prognosis to her mother over a simple phone call.


Grains of sand in motion capture happy childhood memories on the beach of a special friendship.

How I Got to the Moon by Subway

After being diagnosed with ALS, a curmudgeonly older man goes to the hospital with his partner to record his voice bank before he loses the ability to speak.


A single father must care for his son all on his own, after the boy becomes mute following the loss of his mother. Despite the financial strain caused by his immigrant status, he tries to rebuild his son's trust so they can be a family again.

Maradona's Legs

During the 1990 World Cup, two young Palestinian boys are looking for “Maradona’s legs”; the last missing sticker that they need in order to complete their world cup album and win a free Atari.

film details

Running Time: 89 minutes

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