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The Women’s Balcony

Directed by: Shlomit Nehama and Emil Ben-Shemon
96 Minutes, 2016, Comedy; Drama

When the women’s balcony in an Orthodox synagogue collapses, leaving the rabbi’s wife in a coma and the rabbi in shock, the congregation falls into crisis. In this Israeli comedy, gender rifts unfold as the women stand up to the new ultra-Orthodox Rabbi.