Director: Nurit Jacobs-Yinon / Israel 2015
Category: Arts & Culture
Production: Nurit Jacobs-Yinon (Aluma-Films), for the Second Authority for Television and Radio, Israel;
Commissioning Editor: Yosi Mulla; The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Israel
Language: Hebrew, Arabic.
Length: 52 minutes.
The story of Safaa Dabour, an observant Muslim woman from Nazareth, struggling to take charge of her own fate and freedom and to establish the first and only Arab cinematheque in Israel. She succeeds in taking charge of her own fate and freedom and established and run the cinematheque. A single woman in a man’s world, she travels to bring Arab box-office hits from Arab states, and seeks against all odds, to create an island of culture for the society to which she belongs. This is a cinematic profile of a courageous woman whose path to freedom is interwoven with the battle for her own cinematheque.