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Foreign Sister

83 Minutes, 2000

The Story of Naomi, a woman who is a prisoner in her own life. Trapped by bordom, she risks losing herself to housework. This is of course, until she meets Nigist, a Christian Ethiopian woman. A friendship quickly forms. This film is a quick and sudden reminder of Israel’s ethnic diversity, as well as one of the the struggles of the migrant workers. This film focuses in on one group in particular, the Ethiopian Christians, and their overall relationship with the greater Israeli society.