- Online & In-Cinema
- Availability: February 18 - 21
CIFF’s Global Perspectives Series is a monthly global cinema series running January - June 2021 online and in cinema.
ASIA screens online February 18-21
Tickets for the in-cinema screening will go on sale 2 weeks prior to the event, pending local health regulations.
Asia’s (Alena Yiv) motherhood has always been an ongoing struggle rather than an obvious instinct. Becoming a mother at a very early age has shaped Asia’s relationship with her teenage daughter Vika (Shira Haas, UNORTHODOX). Despite living together, Asia and Vika barely interact with one another. Asia concentrates on her job as a nurse while Vika hangs out at the skatepark with her friends. Their routine is shaken when Vika’s health deteriorates rapidly. Asia must step in and become the mother Vika so desperately needs. Vika’s illness turns out to be an opportunity to reveal the great love within this small family unit.
ASIA is Isreal's submission to the 2021 Academy Awards.
Virtual Ticket: $13.50, includes tax, plus fees
Advanced tickets for streaming are on sale now.
- Ophir Prize: Best Picture, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Casting, Best Original Score, Best Production Design, Best Makeup, Tribeca Film Festival: Best Cinematography, Tribeca Film Festival: Nora Ephron Prize for Filmmaking, Israel’s Official Selection to the Academy Awards for Best International Feature Film
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- Alena Yiv, Shira Haas, Tamir Mulla, Gera Sandler, Eden Halili