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Ponevezh Time

For the first time, the world largest Ultra-Orthodox seminary opens its doors to a camera crew.The Ponevezh Yeshiva, founded in 1943, was the first Yeshiva to be established in Israel. Among the constant prayer and scholarly study of 1,200 students, stand fragile confused young men.
The filmmaker, a former student of the Yeshiva, captures daily authentic moments of hopes as well as sadness and loneliness in a place where an individual can be swept away by the massive crowd.

Festivals and Awards:

The Best Debut Film Award from the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers Forum 2013; The Israeli Film Academy Nominee for Best Documentary, 2013; Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2012

Director: Yehonatan Indursky

Producer: Einat Pinsky – Goldschmidt, Talia Kleinhendler

Production Company: Pie Films Ltd., Pinsky Productions

Cinematographer: Philippe Bellaiche

Editor: Tali Halter-Shenkar

Soundtrack Editor: Yossi Appelbaum

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Reshet ,Chanel 2, The Avi Chai foundation

Script: Yehonatan Indursky

Co-Production: Osnat Handelsman-Keren

Distributor: Go2Films

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: זמן פוניבז'

For the first time, the world largest Ultra-Orthodox seminary opens its doors to a camera crew.The Ponevezh Yeshiva, founded in 1943, was the first Yeshiva to be established in Israel. Among the constant prayer and scholarly study of 1,200 students, stand fragile confused young men.
The filmmaker, a former student of the Yeshiva, captures daily authentic moments of hopes as well as sadness and loneliness in a place where an individual can be swept away by the massive crowd.

Festivals and Awards:

The Best Debut Film Award from the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers Forum 2013; The Israeli Film Academy Nominee for Best Documentary, 2013; Haifa International Film Festival, Israel, 2012

Director: Yehonatan Indursky

Producer: Einat Pinsky – Goldschmidt, Talia Kleinhendler

Production Company: Pie Films Ltd., Pinsky Productions

Cinematographer: Philippe Bellaiche

Editor: Tali Halter-Shenkar

Soundtrack Editor: Yossi Appelbaum

Original Soundtrack: Ophir Leibovitch

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Reshet ,Chanel 2, The Avi Chai foundation

Script: Yehonatan Indursky

Co-Production: Osnat Handelsman-Keren

Distributor: Go2Films

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: זמן פוניבז'

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