Screening date:06/12/2009 -- 20h30
Ashkenaz

Ashkenazim - Jews of European origin - are Israel's "white folks." But the paradox of whiteness in Israel is that Ashkenazim aren't exactly "white folks" historically... Ashkenaz looks at whiteness in Israel and wonders: How did the "Others" of Europe become the "Europe" of the others?

Country: Israel/Holland
Production: Osnat Trabelsi / Trabelsi Productions - Tel: 00 972 544 20 84 44 - Fax: 00 972 35 60 02 86
Year: 2007
Director: Rachel Leah Jones
Editing: Eyal Sivan, Morris Ben Mayor
Cinematography: Philippe Bellaiche
Music: Habiluim, Oy Division
Sound: Tully Chen
Dvcam    color    72 min




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biography

Born in Berkeley, California and raised in Tel Aviv, Director/Producer Rachel Leah Jones has worked on numerous socially and politically engaged documentaries in Israel/Palestine over the years and been affiliated with various progressive media outlets such as the joint Israeli/Palestinian "Alternative Information Center" in Jerusalem and the critically-acclaimed public TV/Radio program "Democracy Now!" in New York.


Filmography
In production Gypsy Davy
2007 - Ashkenaz
2002 - 500 Dunam on the Moon

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