Israel 2017, 45 min, Hebrew, Hebrew & English subtitles
Manya, newly repatriated from Russia in accordance with the Israeli Law of Return, meets Erez, a native-born Israeli Jew. She soon learns that to be with Erez she must undergo an Orthodox conversion (known as Giyur), even though she and her family already identify as Jewish. The film follows her as she reevaluates her love and redefines her Jewish identity.
Student Competition 1Thu 17.05 14:30 Cinemateque 4 Filmmaker Present Free Entrance
Production Company: Sapir Academic College
Editing: Ronny Feldman
Cinematography: Igor Beregovsky
Soundtrack: Yuri Priyamenko
Music: Yahav Saban, Guy Landau
Born in 1985 in Moscow, USSR. Attended few years of secondary school studying nursing. In 2004 at the age of 19 she moved to Israel. Graduated B.A. degree in Sociology. Graduated MFA program for a second degree in cinema in Sapir academy in Sderot.