Harmonia - Formerly Surprise Screening


Film Info
Director(s):Ori Sivan
Running Time:98 minutes
Type of Film:Fiction
Premiere Status:New England


A contemporary adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar, set in the world of the Jerusalem Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Abraham and his wife Sarah, the orchestra's harpist, cannot have children. Hagar, a beautiful, young horn player from East Jerusalem, offers to have a baby with Abraham for the couple. But the child grows estranged from Sarah. Through this ancient story, Harmonia presents a poignant metaphor to the struggle between the rival sibling religions who inhabit Jerusalem.


Screened at the Jerusalem Film Festival, 2016

Nominated for 4 Ophir (Israeli Academy) Awards, 2016