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Summer Nights (2021)




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How does the world look through the eyes of a 6-year-old child? Summer Nights offers a window into a child’s world: his fears, his desires, his way of thinking. It is a journey into the subconscious of an innocent and ingenuous child, as he falls asleep and drifts into the depths of his own mind.

Won the Israel Academy Award (Best Documentary) 2021

Won The Frank Lowy award for the best Israeli film, Docaviv film festival 2021

Won Best Documentary award at the Jewish Film Festival Berlin | Brandenburg 2022


Jury's justification
Besides telling a beautifully sensitive story about his son's magical inner world, the director manages to build an artistic style that is both captivating and aesthetic. This film is a masterpiece that sets a new standard in documentary storytelling. The Frank Lowy Award for Best Israeli Film is ''Summer Nights.'

Other festivals: SXSWedu, ZagrebDox (opening film) ,Krakow Film Festival, DocEdge, Biografilm, Makedox,  Tallinn Black Nights Film Festival, Mediterranean Film Festival, Busan International Kids & Youth Film Festival.

Producers: Ohad Milstein, Rahel Streiff

Director: Ohad Milstein

Original Score: Ishai Adar

Music performed by: Erik Bosgraaf

Sound Design: Shahaf Wagshal

On Line: Ori Alon
World Premiere: Docaviv 2021

Broadcaster: Kan11

Film Fund: NFCT, Hapais Council for the Culture and Arts

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