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JCC Film Festival: Cinema Sabaya

16 June 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Cinema Sabaya
Cost: Single Ticket: $12, Season Pass: $75

2021 – 1 hour, 32 minutes – Drama, Comedy – Hebrew, Arabic

Israel, Belgium

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.

Film Partner: Hadassah

Winner: Best First Feature @ Jerusalem Film Festival; Winner: Audience Award @ Jerusalem Film Festival; 2021 Official Selection @ The Chicago International Film Festival

Join us for coffee hour sponsored by Myrna Nelson at 9:30 in the lobby and a post film discussion led by Martha Moody Jacobs.


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