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Family Matters (Girsa Deyankuta)

Noa Roth 2015

The film tells the story of how, 30 years ago, the divorce of a woman who went on to become a renowned author, and her husband, an esteemed rabbi, shook the religious city of Bnai Barak and affected the lives of their seven children. It follows a family divided between the two conflicting worlds of the Ultra-Orthodox and the secular. One of the couple’s daughters embarks on a journey among the ghosts of her childhood to try to reunite her fractured family and finally start a family of her own.

Running Time: 67 min.
Subject(s): Anthropology, Author's POV, Biography, Children, Conflicts, Family, Gender, Health, Jewish Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Personal Story, Religion and Spirituality, Society, Women
Language(s): Hebrew
Subtitles: English
Producer(s): Avigail Sperber, Lilach Adler
Cinematographer: Avigail Sperber
Editor(s): Assaf Banitt
Production Company: Pardes productions

Festival Participation

  • Docaviv International Film Festival - May 2015
    Audience Award
  • Woodstock International Film Festival, USA - October 2015

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