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Women In Orthodoxy
Coolidge Corner TheatreSun, Nov 11, 2012 3:15 PM
Orthodox Jewish Women live by a set of religious beliefs that organize most parts of their lives. What happens when questions of self-identity brush up against, and sometimes even conflict with, religious beliefs. Come see our Women in Orthodoxy program and find out.
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Film Info
Program:Women in Orthodoxy
Director(s):Efrat Shalom Danon
Year:2011
Language:Hebrew with subtitles
Running Time:58 min
Type of Film:Documentary
Premiere Status:U.S. Premiere
In Person/Special Program:Moderated by Shulamit Reinharz, Director and Founder, Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
Reviews:http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/21/movies/filmmakers-who-are-ultra-orthodox-and-ultra-committed.html?
Sponsored By:Hadassah-Brandeis Institute
Description
Ruhama teaches at a religious girls school, while Tikva sells wigs.  In their "free" time they are absorbed in filmmaking, a rare calling for Israeli Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) women.  Working as a screenwriter/producer and actress respectively, they are loyal to both their religious beliefs and their creative muses.
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