Director: Alon Alsheich & Eran Yehezkel / Israel 2011
Category: Creative Documentary
Producers: Yariv Mozer and Alon Alsheich
Production: for Reshet-Docu, Channel Two, Israel; Commissioning Editor: Elinor Kowarsky
Language: Hebrew, Arabic.
Length: 50 minutes
”Not Far from the Tree” is a funny and moving story about the creation of a family-owned winery and about the unavoidable father-son conflict.
Avi Kahanov, has spent his entire life working in the vineyards left to him by his father. This labor of love produced over the past few years the boutique winery Kahanov. Eran is the natural heir, good natured and kind, but he does not work in the family business created by his grandfather. He has chosen his own path and works as an educator of troubled youth. Avi would like to have his son working with him but any attempt ends in a shouting match.