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2015 Special Film Event

Apples From the Desert

Apples From the Desert

Sunday, March 15th, 2015
Times: 6:00 PM AND 8:30 PM

Oshman Family JCC
Taube Koret Campus
3921 Fabian Way
Palo Alto, CA 94303

$13 General admission
$10 Seniors/Students/Members
$15 at the door, space permitting



Rebecca Abarbanel, the only daughter of ultra-Orthodox Jewish parents from Jerusalem, is unhappy with her life. She begins secretly to expose herself to the secular world. She befriends and falls for Dooby, a young secular kibbutznik. After her strict father tries to set her up with a widower with kids from the community, Rebecca runs away from home and follows Dooby to his kibbutz. Rebecca's conflicts with her family culminate in a moment of truth when she forces her parents to confront themselves and their ways. Based on the book and award-winning play written by Savyon Liebrecht.

Nominated for three Israeli Academy Awards, APPLES FROM THE DESERT is a timeless and moving tale of tradition versus modernity.

Directors: Matti Harari, Arik Lubetzki
Starring: Moran Rosenblatt, Shlomi Koriat, Remonde Amsellem, Elisha Banai, Irit Kaplan
Israel, 2014, 96 minutes
Hebrew, English Subtitles

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