Twelve-year-old (Yuval Shevach) Eli’s world is turned upside down when his father Ben (Lior Ashkenazi), the city architect of suburban Herzliya, is charged with taking bribes. Ben is taken into custody before his son’s eyes, and the news makes its way to the school playground. Eli is convinced his father is innocent, and struggles to see his father released. Eli faces injustice, corruption and pretense among both adults and children. He has to shape and stick to his own principles. In the process, he rediscovers his father and tastes the bitter sting of first love. ELI & BEN is director Ori Ravid’s first film.