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Film at the PSCC: In her footsteps

Monday - 15.1.2018

The public is invited to a special screening of the film "In Her Footsteps" at the Wahat al-Salam Neve shalom spiritual center. Opening doors at 19:30. The screening begins at 20:00.

Winner of the Jerusalem Film Festival

Israel 2017, 75 minutes, Hebrew and Arabic, Hebrew and Arabic subtitles

Director, Screenplay and Research: Rana Abu Friha

Production: Ibtisam Mara’ana Menuhin

One night, my parents left the house my father had built In the Bedouin town of Tel Sheva and passed, perhaps "fled," to Omer - the bourgeois, a Jewish neighborhood located five kilometers from Tel Sheva.

My mother, Rhodina, had breast cancer and for ten years of coping with the disease her only wish was to be buried in Omer. The Local Council never encountered or dealt with this issue, where to bury its non-Jewish residents.

The film documents an entire family torn between fulfilling the mother’s wish and Social and traditional dilemmas. In the process of separating from the mother, the film penetrates the family intimacy, secrets and dilemmas, and raises questions about female and national identity.

At the end of the screening, a discussion will be held with the director.

Tickets for 30 NIS can be ordered by phone: 050-7579429

Details and registration: 050-7579429

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