Israel / France 2022, 52 min, Hebrew, French, Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Arabic and Judeo-Perisian, Hebrew & English subtitles

In Words that Remain, six people recall the languages that cradled their childhoods: Judeo-Spanish, Judeo-Arabic, and Judeo-Persian. These languages, while quite different from one another, have a common Hebrew component, and—especially—a common feature: all of them are written in Hebrew letters. These letters have, with the passage of time, lost their use and their force. Today, the languages themselves are becoming extinct. The resonance of their words, however, of melodies, rhythms, and accents, have left traces that still affect those who heard them as children.

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Screening Schedule:
  • Fri 03.06 | 12:15 | Cinematheque 1 | Filmmaker Present
  • Watch Online | The film will be available From June 3rd at 12:15 P.M. until June 5th

Nurith Aviv directed fifteen documentary films. The first woman to be director of photography in France, she shot a hundred fiction and documentary films.
Award : Grand prix de l'Académie française 2019
Retrospective – Centre Pompidou, 2015
Retrospective – Jeu de Paume, 2008.

Production: Serge Lalou, Itai Tamir, Ami Livne
Production Company: Les Films d'Ici, Laila Films
Script & Editing: Nurith Aviv
Cinematography: Cedric Dupire, Itay Marom, Nurith Aviv
Sound Design: Michael Goorevich
Music: Daniel Mizrachi

Source: Les Films D'ici

Supporters & Broadcasters: Mifal HaPayis, France TV, FRANCE 3, CNC, PROCIREP- ANGOA