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May 15–21, 2015

U.S. Premiere

Lost in the White City

Film still: Lost in the White City


"A twisted, polymorphously perverse rom-com... a dark comedy of manners"
  —Take One

Lost In The White City tells the story of an emotionally charged love triangle set in the hot political climate of modern Tel Aviv. A young couple take a winter break in Tel Aviv as an opportunity to exercise their creativity. But while Eva (Haley Bennett) writes poetry and parties with friends, Kyle (Thomas Dekker) works on a film which expresses his own confused sexuality with Avi (Bob Morley)—a young ex-soldier—drawing Avi further into the couple's complex relationship.

Lost In The White City presents a new slant on the love triangle genre, with the backdrop of Tel Aviv as a cultural counterpoint to the American couple's life, as they travel down a self-destructive path as a tense political environment simmers around them.

Directed by Gil Kofman and Tanner King Barklow, U.S.A., 2014, 91 mins.


  • Fri., May 15 at 7 & 9 pm
  • Sat., May 16 at 5, 7 & 9 pm
  • Sun., May 17 at 5:30 & 7:30 pm
  • Mon.–Thurs., May 18–21 at 7 & 9 pm
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