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Excerpts from 7_min
צפייה בסרטון

(Sheva dakot)

12 mins

Year of Production : 2016

Hebrew with English subtitles

Written and Directed by Assaf Machnes


Written and Directed by: Assaf Machnes

Producers: Roi Kurland and Gal Greenspan

Director of Photography: Ran Aviad

Editor: Eitan Vardi

Sound Designer& mix: Rei Elbaz

Casting: Assaf Machnes and Maayan Rassin 

Art Director: Eyal Elhadad  

Online Editor: Yoav Raz


Micha Rozenkier 

Yuval Jonash

Yehiel Asseraf 


Yonash, a junior IDF soldier, is supposed to stay at the army base over the weekend to serve his punishment. At the last moment, he is given a chance to return home with the others. Seven minutes is all that separates Yonash from his temporary freedom.

Director's Biography

Assaf Machnes Graduated from the Met Film School in London after specializing in cinematography. Assaf’s graduation film was selected for more than 130 film festivals, won 16 awards, broadcast on 7 TV channels (including Arte and Mediaset) and was nominated for the Israeli Academy Awards. Since his return to Israel, Assaf received a development grant from the Israeli Film Fund along with a special grant from the Polish Film Institute to write his first feature. Assaf was selected for the 2015 Berlinale Talent program and is now preparing for a new short project.


  • Meat (2011, UK, short fiction).writer, director, producer.

  • Grenade, (2012, Israel, short documentary) .director, Producer, Camera.

  • The audition (2012, UK, Short film). writer, director 

  • Nature is ever at work (2011, UK, short experimental). director, Camera.

  • Auschwitz On My Mind (2013, Israel/Poland, fiction short). Writer, director, producer.

  • Underwater (2016-2017, short fiction. In post-production).  writer ,director.


Hamburg short - MO&Friese, 2017
River film festival, 2017
Palm Springs Shortfest, 2017
Euganea film festival, 2017
Lucania Film Festival, 2017
Interfilm Berlin, 2017
Zagreb IFF, 2017

Tel Aviv Student Film Festival- Opening Film

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