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Cinema Sabaya (with short Blewish)
Orit Fouks Rotem
Not Rated / Narrative / 1 hour, 31 minutes
Nine women, Arab and Jewish, take part in a video workshop hosted by Rona, a young film director, who teaches them how to document their lives. With each raw homemade footage shot by the women and shared with the others, the group dynamic forces them to challenge their views and beliefs as they get to know each other and themselves better.
Screening with short film Blewish (directed by Ezra Edmond): Being Blewish (Black & Jewish) can be frustrating, especially when people frequently assume that someone can’t be Jewish just because they’re Black. Blewish is the story of a boy stuck in the middle. Torn between either concealing or embracing his full identity, he learns how he can help create a world where no other child feels the pressure of having to make that choice again.
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