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Bridge over the Wadi

Directed by: Barak Heymann, Tomer Heymann
55 Minutes, 2006, Documentary; Other Israel Film Festival

For the first time in Israel, a group of Arab and Jewish parents decide to establish a conjoint bi-national, bi-lingual school inside an Arab village. The film follows the school’s first year and portrays through the personal stories of its characters how complicated and fragile it is to create an environment of co-existence against the backdrop of the complicated reality around.