Screening in presence of the director

In 1967, after the Six Day War, when director Danae Elon was just one year old, her parents rented an apartment in East Jerusalem. One day, a Palestinian from one of the adjacent villages knocked on their door and asked for him a job. Eighteen years later, he ironed her military uniform. Later on, while she is living in New York, she tries to find out what eventually happened to the family of the Palestinian who worked at her parents’ house. After September 11th, she travels to New Jersey, where the members of the family immigrated over the years. The film’s journey extends beyond politics and uncovers the emotional complexity which is forged within each family and between the two families.

 

Credits

Producer: Danae Elon, Arik Bernstein, Driss Benyaklef | Cast: .