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Jerusalem ER

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2012
  • 17 min.
  • Director(s): Hilla Medalia
  • Producer(s): Hilla Medalia, Neta Zwebner-Zaibert


Hadassa Hospital is located in the ethnically charged buffer zone between Jerusalem’s Palestinian and Israeli communities. This is the story of its ER seen through the eyes of two female doctors, a Jewish immigrant from Chile and a Palestinian Israeli from the north of Israel.

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Hilla Medalia


Hilla Medalia, Neta Zwebner-Zaibert


Adnan Taha


Daniel Kedem, Danor Glaser, Issa Freij


Yael Perlov

Original Music

Issar Shulman

Original Language

Hebrew, Arabic


English, Spanish

Medical and creative consultant

Prof. Yoel Donchin


Guy Keisar

Sound design

Kobi Vitman

Project producers

Yael Perlov and Kobi Mizrahi

Festival Highlights

AICE, Australia, 2015

Cherry Hill Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2014

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2014

Boston Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2013

Religion Today Film Festival, Italy, 2013

Women Make Waves Film Festival, Korea, 2013

Vancouver International Film Festival, Canada, 2013

Washington Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2013

Other Israel Film Festival, USA, 2012

Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, 2012