Atlanta Jewish Film Festival – Cinema Sabaya

February 11, 2023 Atlanta $16.00
Cinema Sabaya

Israel’s official Oscar entry, Orit Fouks Rotem’s deft and heartfelt debut brings together disparate Arab and Jewish women who learn self-expression through the power of film. Young Tel Aviv–based filmmaker Rona (Dana Ivgy) teaches a documentary workshop to the residents of Hadera. The women—both secular and religious, reflecting contemporary Israeli society—film their daily activities and routines. At the outset, tempers flare because of cultural misunderstandings, but the students soon form an empowering bond over shared experiences. The casting features a mix of seasoned and nonprofessional actors, each shooting and sharing footage for the first time onscreen. Nominated for eight Israeli Academy Awards with wins for Best Film, Best Director and Best Supporting Actress.

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Saturday, February 11, 2023, 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Landmark Midtown Art Cinema
931 Monroe Drive NE
Atlanta, GA 30308
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