january, 2021

mon18jan(jan 18)12:00 amsun24(jan 24)11:59 pmThe Dead of JaffaNOW EXTENDED TO JANUARY 24!Event Type:Virtual screeningGenre:DramaLanguage:Arabic,English,Hebrew,with English subtitlesSubjects:Israel,Social Justice,Spotlight Film,UK

Event Details

Three children from the West Bank are smuggled into Israel, arriving at the doorstep of George and Rita’s house in Jaffa. Their mother is dead, and their father has been sentenced to life imprisonment. As Israeli Palestinians, George is afraid that hiding illegal aliens will endanger Rita and himself, while Rita believes the arrival of these children could give meaning to her life. Nearby, a foreign film is being shot. Jerry, an English director, is making a movie about his parents’ love affair in 1947, when they served in the British army in Palestine. George is invited to play a part in the film. When the two stories intertwine, tensions erupt.

Film: 96 minutes

Director: Ram Loevy

Production country: Israel

Year: 2019

Watch our Q&A with Ram Loevy, director of THE DEAD OF JAFFA.


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