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The Stars of Stern

The Stars of Stern

The film focuses on Stern Street in Kiryat Yovel, a Jerusalem neighborhood hastily built to accommodate the waves of Jewish immigration in the 1960’s.
45 Stern Street has been my home since 1972, although in recent years I have divided my time between Stern and France.
One day in 2008, I stood at the window that faces the building’s entrance, and watched the residents coming and going, and started to film what I was seeing, capturing the changes that were taking place over time, changes relating to the identity of the residents and to the power of religion…

Festivals and Awards:

Krakow Film Festival, Poland, 2018

Director: Gad Abittan

Producer: Gad Abittan

Cinematographer: Gad Abittan, Itay Ben Ezra, Benjamin Huguet, Rotem Azulay

Editor: Gilad Inbar

Soundtrack Editor: Aviram Vilinski

Original Soundtrack: Oded Zahavi

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

Musicians: Ruth Ron - Flute,Uta Dagan – Voice, Roi Dayan – Mandolin, Shmuel Elbaz – Mandolin, Boaz Ben Moshe – Guitars, Karen Phenpimon – Percussion, Tal Hannani – Percussion, Oded Zehavi - Piano

Colourist: Michal Vaadia

Script: Gad Abittan

Subtitles: English, French , Polish

Film Name in Hebrew: הכוכבים של שטרן

The film focuses on Stern Street in Kiryat Yovel, a Jerusalem neighborhood hastily built to accommodate the waves of Jewish immigration in the 1960’s.
45 Stern Street has been my home since 1972, although in recent years I have divided my time between Stern and France.
One day in 2008, I stood at the window that faces the building’s entrance, and watched the residents coming and going, and started to film what I was seeing, capturing the changes that were taking place over time, changes relating to the identity of the residents and to the power of religion…

Festivals and Awards:

Krakow Film Festival, Poland, 2018

The Stars of Stern

Director: Gad Abittan

Producer: Gad Abittan

Cinematographer: Gad Abittan, Itay Ben Ezra, Benjamin Huguet, Rotem Azulay

Editor: Gilad Inbar

Soundtrack Editor: Aviram Vilinski

Original Soundtrack: Oded Zahavi

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

Musicians: Ruth Ron - Flute,Uta Dagan – Voice, Roi Dayan – Mandolin, Shmuel Elbaz – Mandolin, Boaz Ben Moshe – Guitars, Karen Phenpimon – Percussion, Tal Hannani – Percussion, Oded Zehavi - Piano

Colourist: Michal Vaadia

Script: Gad Abittan

Subtitles: English, French , Polish

Film Name in Hebrew: הכוכבים של שטרן

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