The Samaritan: A Biblical People

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The Samaritan: A Biblical People

Good Samaritan laws protect do-gooders and Good Samaritan hospitals heal us. Samaritans appear in our holy texts— in the Bible, the Talmud, and the Quran.
The Samaritan people today number 850 souls, down from a million in the time of Jesus. They are split between Israelis and Palestinians. The Samaritans may soon go extinct, a tragedy that would end their 3500-year history— but not if the Samaritans can help it!

Five years of fieldwork have resulted in this intimate and compelling insider’s view of the Samaritan struggle against all odds, of their heart-wrenching choices, their joys and sorrows.

Director: Moshe Alafi

Producer: Moshe Alafi

Production Company: Alafim Productions

Cinematographer: Moshe Churi

Editor: Tamar Gan Zevi

Soundtrack Editor: Yossi Rabinovich

Original Soundtrack: Avi Belleli

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Yeshiva University, Samaria Film Foundation

Musicians: Avi Belleli, Eliyahu Digmi, Glya Chi

Colourist / Online Editor: Eitai Barzilai

Visual Effects: Avi Haltovski. Matan Golomb

Script: Moshe Aalafi, Tamar Gan-Zevi

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: השומרונים - עדה. תורה. הר

Good Samaritan laws protect do-gooders and Good Samaritan hospitals heal us. Samaritans appear in our holy texts— in the Bible, the Talmud, and the Quran.
The Samaritan people today number 850 souls, down from a million in the time of Jesus. They are split between Israelis and Palestinians. The Samaritans may soon go extinct, a tragedy that would end their 3500-year history— but not if the Samaritans can help it!

Five years of fieldwork have resulted in this intimate and compelling insider’s view of the Samaritan struggle against all odds, of their heart-wrenching choices, their joys and sorrows.

 

Director: Moshe Alafi

Producer: Moshe Alafi

Production Company: Alafim Productions

Cinematographer: Moshe Churi

Editor: Tamar Gan Zevi

Soundtrack Editor: Yossi Rabinovich

Original Soundtrack: Avi Belleli

Supporter(s): The New Fund for Cinema and Television, Yeshiva University, Samaria Film Foundation

Musicians: Avi Belleli, Eliyahu Digmi, Glya Chi

Colourist / Online Editor: Eitai Barzilai

Visual Effects: Avi Haltovski. Matan Golomb

Script: Moshe Aalafi, Tamar Gan-Zevi

Subtitles: Hebrew, English

Film Name in Hebrew: השומרונים - עדה. תורה. הר

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