TLV TV: Autonomies

Showings

Brattle Theatre Sun, Nov 17 11:30 AM
Film Info
Program:TLV TV Binge
Director(s):Ori Elon
Yehonatan Indursky
Country:Israel
Year:2018
Language:Hebrew, Yiddish
Running Time:209 min
Type of Film:TV series
Fiction
Premiere Status:Massachusetts Premiere
Topic:Drama
FreshFlix
Israel
Thriller

Description

From the creator of Shtisel (BJFF2016), a dystopian thriller set after a brutal civil war that left Israel divided with Tel Aviv as its secular capital and Jerusalem as an Orthodox “Haredi Autonomy.” When a custody battle breaks out around the granddaughter of The Rebbe of Kreinitz (Shuli Rand, Ushpizin, BJFF 2005), peace between the two regions is put in jeopardy.  For Broide, a wheeler-dealer in the Autonomy who smuggles contraband between the two regions, a job kidnapping the little girl throws his own life into disarray.

 

Introduction by Dr. Shayna WeissAssociate Director of the Schusterman Center for Israel Studies at Brandeis University.

 

Screening as part of the TLV TV Binge.

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