Here And Now Directed
Roman Shumun Israel / 2018 / 90:00 minutes North American Premiere
Times and Venues:
Upstate Films WOODSTOCK
Upstate Films I RHINEBECK
A social drama told through the eyes of Andrey, a young immigrant living with his little sister in the slums of the city of Ashdod and struggling to assimilate into Israeli society, who forms a hip-hop band with his three best friends.
34 years of age, was announced as one of the most promising young directors in Israel, Docaviv 2016.
My name is Roman Shumunov, 34 years old, I was born in Georgia in 1984. After the Civil War in Georgia, in 1992, at the age 9, I moved with my family to Russia. We lived in small town in south, near the black sea. In 2001, immigrated to Israel on my own, at 17 years of age on a student program. In 2008, I started Film studies in Sapir Academic College and graduated with honors. Today I dedicate my life to movie making.
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