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In this beautiful and exhilarating portrait of shared “sisterhood,” eight Arab and Jewish women enroll in a video production training course. During each session, they do exercises that reflect on their roles as wives and mothers. By focusing on experiences that they all share, they form an empowering bond that bridges cultural divides. Cinema Sabaya is Orit Fouks Rotem’s debut film. As Israel’s #1 movie for 2022, it will be Israel’s nominee to the Oscars.

Virtual Guest Speaker: Dr. Masua Sagiv, PhD., Hartman Institute.

Underwritten by Deana & Harvey Freedman in memory of their son Richard Freedman, Z”L; Heidi & Norimi Yamaguchi; Betsy Fels Pottruck; Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest; Buttercup Diner • Bar.

Co-sponsor: Congregation B’nai Tikvah.

  • Year
  • Runtime
    95 minutes
  • Language
    Arabic, Hebrew
  • Country
  • Director
    Orit Fouks Rotem
  • Screenwriter
    Orit Fouks Rotem
  • Producer
    Gal Greenspan, Roi Kurland, Maya Fischer
  • Executive Producer
    Moshe Edery, Ori Eisen
  • Co-Producer
    Aurelien Bodinaux, Rhian Vialva
  • Cast
    Dana Ivgy, Aseel Farhat, Khawlah Hag-Debsy, Joanna Said, Amal Murkus, Marlene Bajali, Yulia Tagil, Ruth Landau, Liora Levi, Orit Samuel
  • Cinematographer
    Itay Marom
  • Editor
    Neta Dvorkis
  • Composer
    Karni Postel
  • Sound Design
    Julien Mizac