The Little Dictator

The Little Dictator

A boring lecturer finds himself in a hallucinatory role in front of his family

Prof. Yossi Kleinman, a charismatic lecturer who specializes in leaders in totalitarian regimes, feels unappreciated by his students and his dominant wife. On a family Shabbat, which celebrates the 90th birthday of a Holocaust survivor grandmother, Yossi finds himself in a hallucinatory situation that forces him to confront his family and himself.

Available: March 3 through March 24
Length: 29 minutes
Genre: Comedy
Director: Nurith Cohn
Country: Israel
Year: 2015
Languages: Hebrew and German, with English subtitles

The Maaleh School of Film and Television