Photo Farag recounts the emotional tale of a big family that revolutionized photography in Israel, from their rise to their downfall. Farag Bilbul started photographing in Baghdad when he was 9 years old and continued after he immigrated with his family to Israel. Thanks to a rare talent he managed to save them from a hard-working life. Farag climbed quickly to the top and opened with his brothers the largest photography studios in the country. But then something went wrong… Using rare footage nephew Kobi Farag embarks on a journey to solve the riddle that is this family.
Gidi Weitz, Morris Ben-Mayor, Kobi Farag
Pitigliani Kolnoa Festival, Italy , 2017