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Shuli Ben-Moshe

The year is 1983 and Yaakov Cohen, the owner of a Jerusalem printing press, is tired from being pushed around. It seems that he was born on the wrong side, with the wrong family name and in a moment’s decision he decides to establish a Sephardic-ultra-Orthodox list that will run for election in the Jerusalem municipality. He gathers two friends, and together they improvise a campaign – no means, no connections, no money, but with much rage, passion and a sense of justice.

Festivals and Awards

  • Winner - Best Film, Montreal Israeli Film Festival, 2019
  • Winner - Best Screenplay, Montreal Israeli Film Festival, 2019
  • Winner - Best Film, Moscow Jewish Film Festival, 2019
  • Winner - Best Feature Film, Chicago Festival of Israeli Film, 2019

Screening Details

Film Info

DirectorEliran Malka
CastShuli Rand, Yaacov Cohen, Golan Azulai
Runtime 99 min
LanguageHebrew w/English subtitles