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Screening Series: Yossi

Event: Screening Series: Yossi


Screening Series: Yossi

Wed Dec. 12, 2012
At 7:30 P.M
Place:

TIFF Bell Lightbox
350 King St. W.
Toronto, Ontario

Ohad Knoller gives another extraordinary performance as Yossi, a closeted gay man living a solitary existence in Tel Aviv. 

Dr. Yossi Hoffman has become a valued and dedicated cardiologist, often using his work as a way to escape from dealing with his anguished life. He lives alone, still closeted, unable to break through the walls and defenses built around him since the death of his lover as we experienced in the heralded modern queer classic Yossi & Jagger (Inside Out 2002). Even his co-workers - a recently divorced doctor, who tries to sweep Yossi into his world of women and drugs, and a lonely nurse, who is secretly in love with him - find it almost impossible to get close to him. His daily routine at the hospital is shaken up by the arrival of a mysterious woman. He follows her, and through the surprising connection that they make, receives a rare opportunity to deal with his trauma. Yossi then travels to the southern city of Eilat. Surrounded by sea and sand dunes he meets a group of young Israeli IDF officers, among them Tom, a handsome and self confident openly gay man, who represents a new world, different from the one that shaped Yossi.

Official Selection Tribeca Film Festival 2012

 

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Upcoming dates: 
January 9, 2013 
March 13, 2013 
Films to be announced.