A Ray Of Light

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A Ray Of Light

Michal a young single mother, raising her daughter, Keren-Or, between the old depressing tenements of Afula and Jerusalem. Michal is on a journey toward her independence Trying to give Keren-Or the life she never had. Michal wants to give Keren-Or a stable family experience, unlike the one she knew due to her difficult relationship with her mother. Michal is determined to do anything to break the intergenerational cycle for her daughter. Things become more complicated and Michal finds herself dealing with new difficulties she did not expect, giving new meaning to the term parenting. It is a film about love and compassion in the most challenging moments, a film that brings up the question of human existence in the cycle of those who have a poor starting point that keeps them stuck in the outskirts of society through generations, and mainly the question of if will is enough to stop the cycle and give Keren-Or a brighter future.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv festival, Israel, 2017; Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, 2017.

Director: Lihi Sabag

Producer: Lihi Sabag

Production Company: Ma'aleh Film School

Cinematographer: Lihi Sabag

Editor: Arik Kaufman

Soundtrack Editor: Idan Rawet

Original Soundtrack: Karni Postel, Omer Hershman

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Jerusalem Film and Television Fund,

Script: Lihi Sabag, Arik Kaufman

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: קרן אור

Michal a young single mother, raising her daughter, Keren-Or, between the old depressing tenements of Afula and Jerusalem. Michal is on a journey toward her independence Trying to give Keren-Or the life she never had. Michal wants to give Keren-Or a stable family experience, unlike the one she knew due to her difficult relationship with her mother. Michal is determined to do anything to break the intergenerational cycle for her daughter. Things become more complicated and Michal finds herself dealing with new difficulties she did not expect, giving new meaning to the term parenting. It is a film about love and compassion in the most challenging moments, a film that brings up the question of human existence in the cycle of those who have a poor starting point that keeps them stuck in the outskirts of society through generations, and mainly the question of if will is enough to stop the cycle and give Keren-Or a brighter future.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv festival, Israel, 2017; Short Film Corner, Cannes Film Festival, 2017.

 

Director: Lihi Sabag

Producer: Lihi Sabag

Production Company: Ma'aleh Film School

Cinematographer: Lihi Sabag

Editor: Arik Kaufman

Soundtrack Editor: Idan Rawet

Original Soundtrack: Karni Postel, Omer Hershman

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Jerusalem Film and Television Fund,

Script: Lihi Sabag, Arik Kaufman

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: קרן אור

Category: Family / Identity / Women

 

Tag Words: familly identity parents

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