Director: Ofra Sarel-Koren
Producer: Yahaly Gat
Writer: Ofra Sarel-Koren
Cinematographers: Ron Katzenelson & Guy Refael
Editor: Bracha Zisman Cohen
Synopsis: At the age of 55, Shmulik Leshed decided to become a street player and a clown. Since then and to this day, at the age of 100, he goes around Israel and the world playing and making people happy. For the past 15 years, Shmulik is accompanied by Mira, a Russian immigrant and his faithful caregiver. This unpredictable film exposes the demanding, humoristic and compassionate relationship between Shmulik and Mira, breaking stereotypes surrounding the issues of aging.
Screening Time: September 28, 2014 12:00pm
Ofra Sarel-Koren filmography Education: 1983-1986 – BA in Television and Cinema Studies, Tel Aviv University. 1982-1982 – Nissan Nativ’s Acting Studio. Professional Experience (writer, director): 2013: “Fantastisch”, 65 min. documentary Screened at the Haifa Intl. Film Festival 2013 2012 : “Jerusalem Frame by Frame”, 64 min. documentary 2001-2003 : “The Wing Maker”, 59 min. documentary 1996-1998 : Film and news articles’ director for the Channel 2 investigative reporting magazine “Uvda”. 1994-1996 : “The House Where Cockroaches Die of Old Age” 60 min. documentary Director, writer and researcher, an autobiography of the author Yoram Kanyuk. Screened: Jerusalem Film Festival 1996, Film Academy Contest 1996, International festivals, Channel 8.