Long Distance

Rachel is losing her sight to the point she can't even manage doing the smallest daily functions, like dialing the phone. She opens her door to passing by strangers, on a tiny but significant journey, to reach out to her daughter, on the other side of the world.

Director Bio

Or Sinai is a film director, writer and editor. She was born in 1985 and currently lives in Tel-Aviv. She graduated of the Sam Spiegel Film & TV School, Jerusalem and is an Alumna of the Berlinale Talents 2015. During her studies, she wrote and directed a few shorts and a 50 min documentary, "Violeta Mi Vida", which won prizes at festivals in Israel and Russia. Her graduation film, the fiction short "Anna", won the Cinéfondation First Prize at the Cannes Film Festival 2016, as well as The Israeli Academy Best Short Feature Award 2016, an honourable mention at TIFF 2016 and other important awards in festivals around the world.


  • Directed by:Or Sinai
  • Written by:Or Sinai
  • Produced by:Shlomi Elkabetz, Eilon Shani & Galit Cahlon
  • Runtime:20 mins
  • Completion Date:April 1, 2020
  • Country of Origin:Israel
  • Country of Filming:Israel
  • Language:Hebrew
  • Category:International Live-Action
  • Selection:Main Competition - Programme 5
  • In Person Screening Time & Venue:Nov 5th Ballymahon Library 2 - 3pm
  • Online Screening TimeNov 6th 10am - 10pm
  • Links: Website

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2022 submission open

Still Voices 2022 Submissions Open

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • December 1st, 2021

The submission call for the 2022 edition of Still Voices is now open.

terence davies festival patron

Terence Davies Becomes Festival Patron

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 12th, 2021

We are delighted to announce that Terence Davies is now our Festival Patron.

2021 award winners

Still Voices 2021 Award Winners

  • Ronan O'Toole
  • November 5th, 2021

The Still Voices 2021 Short Film Competition Award Winners.


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