Ma’abarot

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2019
  • 84 min.

Ma’abarot

  • Israel
  • Documentary
  • 2019
  • 84 min.

Synopsis

“Ma’abarot” is the first documentary project unfolding the story of the Israeli transit camps. The transit camps were a controversial enterprise, housing hundreds of thousands of new immigrants from different parts of the world, transitioning them into becoming part of the Israeli cultural tapestry. The film unravels the many stories of the camp residents, examining and discovering many surprising new details, shattering common stereotypes in the current Israeli discourse.

Credits

Director(s)

Dina Zvi Riklis

Producer(s)

Arik Bernstein

Script

Shai Lahav

Cinematography

Eliran Knoler

Editor

Doron Djerassi, Or Lee Tal

Original Language

Hebrew

Subtitles

English

Sound Designer

Aviv Eldema

Narration

Yael Abecassis

Broadcaster

Kan 11

Historian and Content Editor

Hila Baharad

  • WINNER

    Best Documentary Series
    Israel Academy for Television Awards
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Research for Documentary Series
    Israel Academy for Television Awards
    2020
  • WINNER

    Best Photo Editing for Documentary Series
    Israel Academy for Television Awards
    2020

Festival Highlights

Chicago Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2020

NY Sephardic Film Festival, USA , 2020

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2020

Copenhagen Jewish Film Festival, Denmark , 2020

New York Jewish Film Festival, USA , 2020

LA Israeli Film Festival, USA , 2019

Berlin Jewish Film Festival, Germany , 2019

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