• Cinema Sabaya
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  • Cinema Sabaya

Cinema Sabaya

by Orit Fouks Rotem Hashtag #MyReligion

In budding director Rona's video course, eight women of Arab and Jewish origin from all over Israel come together once a week to learn the basics of filmmaking. On screen, they present short clips from their everyday lives and learn about each other’s completely different circumstances. Topics such as relationships, motherhood and independence lead to both arguments and feelings of familiarity between the women. But as they reveal their innermost dreams, doubts begin to arise about Rona's motives. CINEMA SABAYA is a warm-hearted ode to the unifying power of art in a war-torn country.

  • Genre: Docu-Fiction
  • Country, Year: Israel, Belgium, 2021
  • Runtime: 96 Min
  • Languages: Hebrew, Arabic
  • Subtitles: English
  • Director: Orit Fouks Rotem
  • Cast: Dana Ivgy, Joanna Said, Amal Murkus, Ruth Landau, Yulia Tagil, Marlene Bajali, Aseel Farhat, Orit Samuel, Liora Levi, Khawlah Hag Debsy
  • Screenplay: Orit Fouks Rotem
  • Cinematography: Itay Marom
  • Editor: Neta Dvorkis
  • Sound: Julien Mizac, Shahaf Wagshall
  • Music: Karni Postel
  • Producers: Maya Fischer, Gal Greenspan, Roi Kurland, Aurélien Bodinaux, Rhian Vialva
  • Production Companies: Green Productions, NEON ROUGE PRODUCTIONS
  • World Sales: Memento Films International
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