Do They Catch Children Too?

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Do They Catch Children Too?

The children of illegal workers in Israel live out their seemingly normal everyday lives in the shadow of the constant fear of deportation.This film focuses on the world of the children of illegal foreign workers who are forced to deal with a complex reality which includes tough questions regarding their identity. The children’s dreams, pastimes, and hopes are examined in a reality where the future is ever-frightening and unknown.

Festivals and Awards:

Hamilton Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2004; Israfest Film Festival, USA, 2004; Cinemagic World Screen Festival for Young People,  Northern Ireland, 2003; Kalamata International Documentary Film Festival, Greece, 2003; Belfast Children's Documentary Film Festival, Ireland, 2003; NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2003; DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2003

Director: Hedva Galili Smolansky

Producer: Zafrir Kochanovsky

Production Company: TTV Productions

Cinematographer: Yoav Kosh

Editor: Haim Yafim

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

Distributor: Ruth Diskin Films

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: ?האם הם תופסים גם ילדים

The children of illegal workers in Israel live out their seemingly normal everyday lives in the shadow of the constant fear of deportation.This film focuses on the world of the children of illegal foreign workers who are forced to deal with a complex reality which includes tough questions regarding their identity. The children’s dreams, pastimes, and hopes are examined in a reality where the future is ever-frightening and unknown.

Festivals and Awards:

Hamilton Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2004; Israfest Film Festival, USA, 2004; Cinemagic World Screen Festival for Young People,  Northern Ireland, 2003; Kalamata International Documentary Film Festival, Greece, 2003; Belfast Children's Documentary Film Festival, Ireland, 2003; NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival, USA, 2003; DocAviv International Film Festival, Israel, 2003

Director: Hedva Galili Smolansky

Producer: Zafrir Kochanovsky

Production Company: TTV Productions

Cinematographer: Yoav Kosh

Editor: Haim Yafim

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

Distributor: Ruth Diskin Films

Subtitles: English, Hebrew

Film Name in Hebrew: ?האם הם תופסים גם ילדים

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