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5:00 p.m. Monday, Nov. 11, 2013
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World Cinema – FeatureFlorida PremiereTHE PIN, Naomi JayeCanada / 2013 / 85 min / DCP / Yiddish w/English sub-titlesTwo young people find love while in hiding during WWII. The boy, now an oldman, works as a Shomer, a religious watchman responsible for guarding the souls of thedead before their burial. One night he comes face-to-face with his long lost love when herdead body is wheeled into the morgue where he works. As he is presented with a finalchance at redemption, he recalls the brief but intense circumstances of their love affair.Writer: Naomi Jaye: Producers: Daniel Bekerman, Naomi Jaye / production Designer: Nazgol Goshtasbpour /Editor: Jorge Weisz / Principal Cast: David Fox, Grisha Pasternak, Milda Geicate / Contact: Josh Green firstname.lastname@example.org THE DIRECTOR: Naomi Jaye’s roots in visual design bring a distinctive design to her work which often focuses on the comedic side of human frailty. She has just completed her first feature film THE PIN – North America’s first Yiddish language film in over seventy years. Naomi has recently optioned Martha Baillie’s Giller Prize nominated novel THE INCIDENT REPORT and is in development on musical feature WAXING POETIC. In addition, she is working on a UAE/Canadaproject THE COMMON FATHER, a film about a woman’s journey in search of her past from Madridthrough Mumbai to Amman. Naomi is also developing a feature documentary: BOLLYWOOD JEW, an outrageous journey exploring her obsession with Indian Culture and Bollywood films.Naomi is a frequent recipient of grants from The Canada Council for the Arts and The Ontario ArtsCouncil. It should also be noted that Naomi is the recipient of a bowling trophy engraved with‘Best Director’ that sits on her mantle.
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