Dayan: The First Family
Directed by: Anat Goren
42 minutes, 2019, War; Documentary
Festival year: 2020
Series will be available to stream online June 7, 7PM EDT – June 14, 11:59PM EDT with ticket purchase. Tickets include access to the full series (Parts 1 and 2) and live virtual Q+A (taking place via Zoom).
Series runtime: Episodes 1+2: 90 min, Episodes 3+4: 127 min
Q+A: Sun, June 14, 4:30 PM EDT
45 min X 4 episodes
“Moshe Dayan was radioactive,” says his grandson, Sa’ar, as he tries to explain how throughout Dayan’s life and decades after his death, his family still struggles with the large shadow cast by one of the most interesting and enigmatic characters in Israel’s history. The series follows five generations of the Dayan family—“The Israeli Kennedys”—whose story mirrors that of Israel itself. They have played an essential part in the critical milestones in the life of the state and tell its story in an intimate, scandalous, and fascinating manner.