A group of energetic 72 - 82 year-old women refuse to give up dancing and rehearse for yet another memorable performance
Fluchkes (Yiddish for flabby arms) follows the creation process of the dance performance "Gila". A group of colorful, energetic 72 to 82-year-old women, bravely confront the hardships and demands of the art of dance. At the same time, these honest and conscious women openly share their personal experience and feelings of getting old. Each one of them presents a unique personal view of old age.The film followed the group for a year of rehearsals, through moments of hardships, failures, and inside intrigues as well as moments of friendship, happiness, noble beauty and great success. Finally, in front of an applauding audience, a truly artistic professional performance is born.
A film by Ofer Inov
Awards & Festivals:
Rochester Jewish Film Festival 2012
Reel Israel Cleveland OH 2012
Chicago International Movies & Music Festival 2012
Minneapolis Jewish Film Festival 2012
FilmIsreal! Holland 2012
UK Jewish Film Festival, 2011
Shanghai TV Film Festival 2011
Docaviv International Film Festival 2011
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