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28TH TORONTO JEWISH FILM FESTIVALFESTIVAL MAY 27 - JUNE 7, 2020

Offspring Ben Zahar

Short

Screening Information

North American Premiere
May 5 - 8:30PM
Alliance Francaise
May 7 - 8:30PM
Cineplex Cinemas Empress Walk 9

Film Details

Country Israel
Year 2019
Running Time 18 MIN
Language Hebrew
Subtitles English
Directors Shirly Sasson-Ezer,Dana Keidar-Levin
Cast Dover Koshashvili,Hefsigul Usherova-Shmuelova,Rotem Zissman-Cohen
Theme Families and Family Secrets

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Description

32-year-old Ilana just cannot get pregnant, which is looked down upon in her traditional Jewish-Bukharan community. While attending a bris, her superstitious grandmother gives her a crazy idea that changes her attitudes towards family, femininity and her own desires.

Presentation Details

Guest Co-director Shirly Sasson-Ezer
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