Israel / Germany 2017, 86 min, Hebrew and Arabic, Hebrew & English subtitles

For the past seven years Muhi, a brave and spirited boy from Gaza has been living in an Israeli hospital, the only home he has ever known. Caught between two homes and two peoples, Muhi is unable to return to Gaza. He is raised in paradoxical circumstances that transcend identity, religion and the conflict that divides his world. His time at the hospital is running out and Muhi now faces the most critical choices of his life.

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  • Sat 13.05 18:30 Cinemateque 3 Filmmaker Present
  • Fri 19.05 10:00 Cinemateque 2
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  • Fri 19.05 12:30 Cinemateque 3 Filmmaker Present
Directors: Rina Castelnuovo-hollander, Tamir Elterman
Production: Hilla Medalia
Production Company: Medalia Productions, Co-producer: Jürgen Kleinig
Editing: Joelle Alexis
Cinematography: Avner Shahaf, Tamir Elterman, Oded Kirma, Rina Castelnuovo-hollander
Soundtrack: Kai Tebbel
Music: Ran Bagno
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Award winning Israeli photographer, and contract photographer for The New York Times Jerusalem for 23 years. Rina studied arts at the Academia de Belle Arti in Rome. Over 3 decades has been photographing Israel and the Palestinian Authority. Her work has been featured in many publications and worldwide exhibitions.

Documentarian and digital journalist published by The New York Times and Discovery among others. His short documentaries include 'Spring Chicken' about a Holocaust survivor in a Purim competition and 'Boys of Nizana' about unaccompanied Eritrean minors in Israel.
Tamir earned his Masters from the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism.