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Directed by: Chen Shelach
52 Minutes, 2012

A twelve-year-old girl must complete an ancestry assignment for school. Slowly, the boring task transforms into a sweeping drama embodying many secrets about three generations of one family-beginning before WWII, continuing as Holocaust refugees, and ending with the fall of the collective kibbutz ideal. What does this heavy historical burden mean for a young girl today, living in a reality of social networks, soap operas, and telenovelas? A first-person documentary about the unsettling thought that life is a chain of events governed by coincidence and not by individual decisions.


Director: Chen Shelach

Producer: Duki Dror

Cinematographer: Chen Shelach

Editor: Duki Dror

Original music: Frank Ilfman

Sound designer: Ronen Nagel