The Raft is this year’s film for our young audience. It will be presented on Sunday, March 20, at 10:00am at the California Museum at 10th and O Streets. (We will also be presenting two additional films in the afternoon. Our schedule will be released soon.)
Israel’s soccer team has won a crucial match and has a chance to reach the World Cup! However, due to the security situation in Israel, it is decided to shift the championship final to the nearby island of Cyprus.
Three Israeli teens decide to build a raft and sail to the championship final in Cyprus. During their journey, their friendship will be put to the test as they will get a taste of first love and discover traits and skills in themselves that they didn’t know existed. The innocent adventure evolves into a coming-of-age journey they will never forget.
Available: March 15-21
Length: 90 minutes
Director: Oded Raz
Language: Hebrew, with English subtitles