From Tel Aviv A Film by: Naruna Kaplan de Macedo
I am Jewish because my mother's mother was Jewish. I am Jewish because, as my grandfather once told me, "Kaplan means Jewish". It's in the name.
I did not know Israel, did not understand Israel: it was confusing and terrifying. Israel meant war, the conflict, images of disaster.
Then one day, in Paris, I meet Nadav. He is Israeli. We fall in love and I understand that I have to know Israel if I am ever going to understand him.
I go to his home, to Tel-Aviv. As I walk through the streets of the city I wonder if I can ever make it my own, my home. In order to protect myself I turn to the familiar, to what I know: the camera. I start filming from Tel-Aviv, searching for identity -- the city's and my own
Language: English, Hebrew, Spanish with English subtitles with English subtitles
Run time: 67 minutes
Director: Naruna Kaplan de Macedo
Festival dei Popoli
International Festival of Audiovisual Programs
The Ridge Theatre
November 14 2012 | 02:00 PM