The Golden Cage

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The Golden Cage

4,000 Circassians from Eastern Europe live in Israel in two villages, zealously safeguarding their unique tradition.They are Muslims but not Arabs and the men serve in the IDF. The story of this community is told mainly through the eyes of two single young people who must get married, keeping all the biding laws – life in a golden cage.

Festivals and Awards:

Calgary Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2009; DocAviv lnternational Film Festival, Israel, 2005; Buhne International Film Festival, Austria, 2006; DocSDF Intenational Documentary Cinema Festival in Mexico City, Mexico, 2006

Director: Chana Calderon

Producer: Etty Wieseltier

Production Company: Wieseltier Productions

Cinematographer: Danny Barnea

Editor: Bracha Zisman-Cohen

Original Soundtrack: Shosh Reizman

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The MEDEA Project, Channel 10

Distributor: Ruth Diskin Ltd.

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: נפש צ'רקסי הומיה

4,000 Circassians from Eastern Europe live in Israel in two villages, zealously safeguarding their unique tradition.They are Muslims but not Arabs and the men serve in the IDF. The story of this community is told mainly through the eyes of two single young people who must get married, keeping all the biding laws – life in a golden cage.

Festivals and Awards:

Calgary Jewish Film Festival, Canada, 2009; DocAviv lnternational Film Festival, Israel, 2005; Buhne International Film Festival, Austria, 2006; DocSDF Intenational Documentary Cinema Festival in Mexico City, Mexico, 2006

Director: Chana Calderon

Producer: Etty Wieseltier

Production Company: Wieseltier Productions

Cinematographer: Danny Barnea

Editor: Bracha Zisman-Cohen

Original Soundtrack: Shosh Reizman

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, The MEDEA Project, Channel 10

Distributor: Ruth Diskin Ltd.

Subtitles: English

Film Name in Hebrew: נפש צ'רקסי הומיה

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