Susam / SHORTS WJFF: FAMILY TIDES
dir. Sami Morhayim, Turkey, 2021, 18min
A Turkish-Jewish family faces a series of dilemmas on the morning of Susam’s Bar-mitzvah ceremony with the limitations of Shabbat day rules when Susam locks himself in his room and does not get out for his ceremony.
The movie is part of the program SHORTS WJFF: FAMILY TIDES
In good times and in bad, in sickness and in health… Though the force of family ties in these six films makes the protagonists return to the past and to the traditions, but the strength of individuality will not give up without a fight.
Bracha, dir. Mickey Triest, Aaron Geva, Israel, 2020, 12'
Sonya, dir. Shira Sznaider, Israel/Poland, 2021, 26'
The Binding of Itzik, dir. Anika Benkov, USA, 2020, 17'
Tale of Life, dir. David Bodrogi, Hungaryy, 2021, 17'
Something Blue, dir. Yisrael Rohn Rigler, Israel, 2021, 13'
Susam, dir. Sami Morhayim, Turkey, 2021, 18'