The Five Houses of Leah Goldberg

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The Five Houses of Leah Goldberg

She died more than four decades ago, but even today, Leah Goldberg is still an enigmatic figure – she is Israel’s most beloved poet, a powerful woman, who lived with her mother and never married, a woman who invented herself from the ashes of World War I through her magical poetry. The film is a cinematic fantasy in five acts, using animation, after affects, archives, still photos, original music and interviews that celebrate the fascinating story of Leah Goldberg.

Festivals and Awards:

Winner of the Original Score and Music awards at the Israeli Documentary Film Awards, 2011; DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2011; Beth Tzedec Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2011; Ring Family Israel Film Festival, USA, 2013

Director: Yair Qedar

Producer: Yair Qedar

Production Company: Haivrim

Cinematographer: Daniel Kedem

Editor: Ayelet Ofarim

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Eli Sorani

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

Musicians: MC Karolina

Cast: Narration: Michal Bat-Adam, Yigal Sadeh

Script: Yair Qedar, Ayelet Ofarim

Distributor: IsraeliFilms

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: לאה גולדברג בחמישה בתים

She died more than four decades ago, but even today, Leah Goldberg is still an enigmatic figure – she is Israel’s most beloved poet, a powerful woman, who lived with her mother and never married, a woman who invented herself from the ashes of World War I through her magical poetry. The film is a cinematic fantasy in five acts, using animation, after affects, archives, still photos, original music and interviews that celebrate the fascinating story of Leah Goldberg.

Festivals and Awards:

Winner of the Original Score and Music awards at the Israeli Documentary Film Awards, 2011; DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2011; Beth Tzedec Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2011; Ring Family Israel Film Festival, USA, 2013

Director: Yair Qedar

Producer: Yair Qedar

Production Company: Haivrim

Cinematographer: Daniel Kedem

Editor: Ayelet Ofarim

Soundtrack Editor: Aviv Aldema

Original Soundtrack: Eli Sorani

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

Musicians: MC Karolina

Cast: Narration: Michal Bat-Adam, Yigal Sadeh

Script: Yair Qedar, Ayelet Ofarim

Distributor: IsraeliFilms

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: לאה גולדברג בחמישה בתים

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