The Irma Horowitz Film Series
Falafel & Films
Falafel and Short Israeli Films Presented by the Ma’Aleh School of Television and the Arts in Jerusalem
Thursday, March 10, 2016 | 6:30 pm
- $12/person in advance
- $15/person day of event
Price includes falafel dinner.
Shira, the mother of five children, lives in a religious community. Her husband's expectation is that she will continue to bring children into the world. Shira begins to collapse under the stress of her responsibilities. She tries to take matters into her own hands.
The warm relationship between Mendel, an elderly Holocaust survivor, and his Filipino caretaker, Jose, is tested when Jose does not have a work permit and the police begin searching the neighborhood for illegal foreign workers.
Doda Diya (Documentary)
“I’ve been living with my aunt (Doda) Diya for six months now, and she reminds me of that every time I complain I’m a penniless student!” Doda Diya, a widow who leads a simple life, had waited 40 years to fulfill her biggest dream; returning to Jerba, a tiny island off the south of Tunisia where she grew up, to celebrate a memorial event for a righteous woman along with hundreds of other Jews.