Bottle in the Gaza Sea at the Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish Film Fest
Year: 2011. Genre: Drama. Country: France/Canada/Israel. Language: French, Hebrew, English Length: 99 minutes. Director: Thierry Binisti
After witnessing a terrorist attack at her local café, Tal, an Israeli teenager originally from France, seeks understanding of Arab/Israeli violence. Hoping for a response, she slips a message of peace in a bottle that she asks her brother to throw into the sea while he is on patrol near Gaza. Eventually, Tal receives an email response from NaÏm, a teenaged Palestinian who calls himself "Gazaman." Through their email correspondence, the two develop a virtual friendship. Based on the novel by Valérie Zenatti.
Sponsors: David & Robert Stein Family Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and GoodCents
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