Zero Motivation

Each year, there are a handful of films that don’t quite seem to get the attention they deserve. Maybe they don’t star the right people or premiere at the right festivals, or maybe they suffer from plain bad luck. Whatever the case, the Tribeca Film Festival entry¬†Zero Motivation is up there for me as one of the best films of 2014 that few people have heard of, much less seen.

The first feature from Talya Lavie, Zero Motivation centers around female Israeli soldiers stationed at a remote base. But it’s more Office Space than¬†Black Hawk Down. When these young women aren’t filing papers or making coffee under their supervisor’s watchful eye, they’re playing Minesweeper and plotting elaborate pranks. Watch the Zero Motivation trailer after the jump.

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