The 2020 edition of Jerusalem Film Festival has ended and winners have been announced. The festival is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Van Leer Award for Short Independent Film. As we always do, we are only listing the short films awarded.

Israeli Shorts Competition

The Diamond Award for Best Live Action Short Film
His Death by Avishai Sivan

The Shagrir Family Award for the Promising Filmmaker
Omri Dekel-Kadosh for The Accident

The Shagrir Family Award for Best Short Documentary
Mission: Hebron by Rona Segal

The Jerusalem Film & Television Fund – The Jerusalem Development Authority Award for Best Short Animation
We Were a Sterile Bomb by Dotan Moreno

Special Mentions
Empty Spaces by Ben Ziv
Three Things Lost by Naama Shohet
Borekas by Saleh Saadi
Are You Still There? by Shalev Ben Elya, Nadav Shefer, Anan Gibson