Moon in the 12th House


Drama | Israel (2016) | 109 min

MONDAY, MARCH 20, 1:00 PM (Hebrew with English Subtitles)

Florida Premiere



A puzzling story that depicts the innermost realities in the lives of two sisters, Mira, a hostess in a Tel Aviv nightclub who is estranged from her father, and Lanny, a sheltered introvert who still lives at home and takes care of their invalid father. Due to tragic circumstances, the sisters were separated when they were children. As young women they meet again and embark on a journey which allows them to overcome their sense of guilt, leading them on an emotional journey of healing and reconciliation. Despite their painful shared history, their affection for each other paves the way to their fragile reconciliation. Their reunion forces the sisters to face the past and the tragedy that tore them apart. Aesthetic images combined with strong performances create an intense experience.


2015 Israeli Film Academy - Six Ophir Nominations for Best Supporting Actor, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Costume Design, Best Makeup and Best Music; 2016 Jerusalem Film Festival Nominations - Haggiag Award & Best Israeli Feature; UK Jewish Film Festival; Seattle International Film Festival - Special Jury Award; Australia Jewish Film Festival

Sponsors: Gail Greenspoon, Helen Heiman