november, 2020

sat07nov(nov 7)12:00 amfri13(nov 13)11:59 pmA Borrowed IdentityGenre:DramaLanguage:Arabic,Hebrew,with English subtitlesSubjects:Israel,Romance,Social Justice

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A Palestinian-Israeli boy named Eyad is sent to a prestigious boarding school in Jerusalem, where he struggles with issues of language, culture, and identity. Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom) is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov), a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna (Yael Abecassis). After falling in love with Naomi (Daniel Kitsis), a Jewish girl, Eyed leaves school when their relationship is uncovered, and he discovers that he will have to sacrifice his identity in order to be accepted. Faced with a choice, Eyad will have to make a decision that will change his life forever.

Film:  104 minutes

Director: Eran Riklis

Production country:  Israel

Year:  2014