Award of Excellence – “My Name is Claire” (Israel)

Title: My Name is Claire
Runtime: 18 min
Country: Israel
Director: Halio Moshe
Placement: Award of Excellence
Competition: March, 2023

Synopsis: Every patrol officer knows how he starts the shift, but never knows how he will end it! Roni goes on another routine night shift in Jerusalem, after mourning his wife and daughter who were killed in a car accident 

A report of two dealers ends with the arrest of a homeless 16-year-old girl. 

Roni goes beyond the rules and he faces his personal pain. The hope that the girl will hold on to the opportunity she received, leads Roni to release her.

A moment before, he receives a surprising signal that gives him new hope.