הפסטיבל הבינלאומי לקולנוע דוקומנטרי בתל אביב 3-12.5.12

The Way Back

Israel 2012, 60 min, Hebrew and English, Hebrew & English subtitles

Rivka Zohar’s life has been determined by three powerful forces: the first is an exceptional singing voice that fixed her place in the Israeli pantheon at the young age of 20; the second is drug addiction, to which she escaped during many years on the meanest streets in New York; and the third is Shlomo Kalo – a spiritual teacher, to whom she has been married for 20 years. Now, after 25 years, she returns to New York, where a concert awaits her, and perhaps also the daughter who was 11 when they last parted, never to meet again. A retrospective portrait of Rivka Zohar just before she is about to reunite with the daughter she has not seen for years.

The Way Back website

Director & Script: Avida Livny
Production: Udi Zamberg & Michael Tapuach
Production Company: T.h. Productions Ltd
Editing: Tal Shefi
Cinematography: David Zarif, Ronen Shechner
Research: Nitzan Almog, Nira Tal
Soundtrack: Aviv Aldema
Print Source: T.H. Productions (th-pro@th-pro.co.il)Director CV
  • Thu 10/5 19:15, Cinemateque 3with the filmmaker
  • Sat 12/5 14:15, ZOA Meyerhoffwith the filmmaker
אבידע ליבני הוא בוגר החוג לקולנוע ולטלוויזיה של אוניברסיטת תל אביב. בין השאר ביים את הסרטים הדוקומנטרים "שומרים על התקווה" (2000), "חייב לזוז" (2008), ו"לאן נעלם משה גז" (2011), שלושה פרקים בסדרה התעודית "במדינת היהודים " (2003) ואת הסדרה התיעודיות "בלדרים" (2008), "איפה האוכל" (2010) ו"האלבומים" (2012).



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