Before My Feet Touch the Ground

  • Israel, Germany
  • Documentary
  • 2017
  • 77 min.
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Before My Feet Touch the Ground

  • Israel, Germany
  • Documentary
  • 2017
  • 77 min.

Synopsis

Summer 2011: 25-year-old Daphni Leef moves into a tent in the centre of Tel Aviv to protest the cost of housing. Within a few days she becomes a leader and a face for the largest protest movement in the history of Israel. The film depicts the challenges a person at the forefront of a struggle must face and what happens to the soul when we become an image.

Credits

Director(s)

Daphni Leef

Producer(s)

Yael Abecassis, Hillel Roseman

Script

Daphni Leef, Tal Shefi

Cinematography

Johnathan Pihotka

Editor

Tal Shefi

Original Music

Eli Shargo

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Produced with the help of

Produced with support from Keshet, the Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, The Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts, the Israel Lottery Council For Culture & Arts

Broadcaster

Keshet

Sound designer

Alex Claude, Daniel Meir

Festival Highlights

One World Film Festival, Czech Republic , 2018

IDFA, Netherlands , Panorama , 2017

DocAviv Film Festival, Israel , 2017

  • Ultimately, Before My Feet Touch the Ground is a cautionary tale with no clear answers — only forthright honesty.
    Lauren Wissot, Filmmaker Magazine

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