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Open Your Mouth

Open Your Mouth

Omar, Muhammad and Yazan are three 12-year-olds from Lod. The boys are in their last year of elementary school, beginning to confront the challenges of life: Omar will deal with his father’s illness, Yazan will need to overcome the consequences of his violent behavior and Muhammad will prepare to leave Lod and the friends he loves so much. When Ella, a Jewish woman who emigrated from the former Soviet Union founds a choir in their school, she invites them to a safe and fantastic environment that will challenge the stark reality awaiting beyond the classroom walls and the real journey which occurs in the souls of the children.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv International Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2019

Director: Tamara Mamon

Producer: Assaf Amir

Production Company: Norma Productions

Cinematographer: May Abadi Grebler

Editor: Uriya Hertz

Soundtrack Editor: Shahaf Wagshall

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

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

Distributor: Norma Productions- Sales

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: פתח את הפה

Omar, Muhammad and Yazan are three 12-year-olds from Lod. The boys are in their last year of elementary school, beginning to confront the challenges of life: Omar will deal with his father’s illness, Yazan will need to overcome the consequences of his violent behavior and Muhammad will prepare to leave Lod and the friends he loves so much. When Ella, a Jewish woman who emigrated from the former Soviet Union founds a choir in their school, she invites them to a safe and fantastic environment that will challenge the stark reality awaiting beyond the classroom walls and the real journey which occurs in the souls of the children.

Festivals and Awards:

Docaviv International Film Festival, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2019

 
Open Your Mouth

Director: Tamara Mamon

Producer: Assaf Amir

Production Company: Norma Productions

Cinematographer: May Abadi Grebler

Editor: Uriya Hertz

Soundtrack Editor: Shahaf Wagshall

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

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

Distributor: Norma Productions- Sales

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: פתח את הפה

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