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Genesis

The film tells the story of the establishment of the first and only collective farm founded and run by and for the mentally ill. Genesis – the farm – was initiated by Arieh Shalev. His plan is to create a collective farm that will grow into a kibbutz, where mentally ill persons can work, create and live – giving them dignity, purpose and self-respect. The film introduces us to the indomitable spirit of each member of the group working to move forward despite all obstacles.

Festivals and Awards:

Winner of Editing Prize at the Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2005

Director: Oren Yakobovich

Producer: Gilad Schneider, Oren Yakobovich

Cinematographer: Oren Yakobovich

Editor: Dror Shostak

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovich

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: בראשית

The film tells the story of the establishment of the first and only collective farm founded and run by and for the mentally ill. Genesis – the farm – was initiated by Arieh Shalev. His plan is to create a collective farm that will grow into a kibbutz, where mentally ill persons can work, create and live – giving them dignity, purpose and self-respect. The film introduces us to the indomitable spirit of each member of the group working to move forward despite all obstacles.

Festivals and Awards:

Winner of Editing Prize at the Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2005

 

Director: Oren Yakobovich

Producer: Gilad Schneider, Oren Yakobovich

Cinematographer: Oren Yakobovich

Editor: Dror Shostak

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovich

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The Second Authority for Television and Radio

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: בראשית

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