Jewish and Israeli Documentary Films 2021 (course in Hebrew)

In cooperation with The New Fund for Cinema and TV (NFCT)

Wednesdays afternoon, once in two weeks

Film direct links, followed by ZOOM meetings

Courses producer: Rivka Aderet


Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Ahuva Ozeri – Bells Ringing. After the film, Q&A with the filmmaker, Ofer Pinhasov

Wednesday, May 5, 2021

The War of Raya Sinitsina – A young filmmaker meets and follows Raya, a 94-year-old Soviet war heroine who fought in the Siege of Leningrad. As Head of the World War II Disabled Veterans Club in her city, she introduces him to a vanishing generation in Israel. Her own fighting spirit and willpower are still fierce. As Raya faces the loss of her last comrades and her health deteriorates, the two become involved in a spiritual process that awakens the young woman within her; Through her eyes and dreams, they create their own reality in which time and age lose all meaning. Their growing closeness transforms a film about war and loss into a mystical story of love and friendship. After the film, Q&A with the filmmaker, Efim Graboy

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Desert Tested (Susita) – For many years Susita car was considered a groundbreaking Israeli invention that had put Israel on the global map. The young State of Israel was convinced it had started a revolution. The car, with its fiberglass shell, brought glory to the State. Today, five decades later, it is time to reveal the unbelievable story: the story about one man that believed SUSITA would change the world. After the film, Q&A with the filmmaker, Avi Weissblei

Wednesday, May 26, 2021

  • Omer – An ironic, allegorical surreal film about the tradition of kibbutz folk dancing during harvest celebrations. After the film, Q&A with the filmmaker, Jonathan Paz
  • Converting culture on film to new media. With Meir Russo, director of the Israeli Films Archive, The Jerusalem Cinematheque

Wednesday, June 2, 2021

  • Yana – 22 years after given to adoption in Ukraine, Noa, who was brought up in Israel, goes on a journey in the footsteps of her adopting mother. After trying to meet with her biological mother she tries to tie the ends with both mothers. After the film, Q&A with the filmmaker, Noa Dolberg
  • Cinema Glimpses 2 – footage from the museum collection. With Rivka Aderet

Wednesday, June 16, 2021

  • In Your Way – film by Judith Kahana. Split life between Tel Aviv, where I work and learn, and the Shomron, my homeland. After the film, Q&A with Judith Kahana
  • New film by NFCT – TBA

Wednesday, June 23,2021

  • Guided tour at the New Museum
  • How to create films for the New Museum of the Jewish People – with curator Avida Livny, media consultant


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