A tender, poetic film pitched on a series of whispered bedtime conversations between director Milstein and his 6-year-old son Alva. Father and son discuss big questions—life, death, God, and Alva’s first young romantic crush.
Milstein, who also filmed and edited “Summer Nights,” stitches their dialogue into dreamy, at times abstract images: Alva’s first haircut; or the boy chasing butterflies in a field. But “Summer Nights” is also an exploration of being a father. In this masterful film, we meet Milstein’s father, learn about their history, and witness Alva’s interactions with his grandfather.
Screening with “Black Slide”: Eviah sneaks into the scariest ride at Aqua Fun and gains insights into events unfolding at home.
Followed by a pre-recorded conversation with director Ohad Milstein.
This film is screening in-person and virtually as part of the 34th annual Boston Jewish Film Festival.+ More... - Less...
1296 Washington St
West Newton, MA 02465
$360.00 All-Access Festival Pass
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