SHATTERED RHYMES by Sami Shalom Chetrit
Director: Sami Shalom Chetrit
A cinematic portrait of Algerian-born Moroccan-Israeli poet Erez Bitton, recipient of last years Pomegranate Award for Lifetime Achievement and the first Sephardi to win the Israel Prize in Literature. The film explores the social, cultural, and political experience of Moroccan and other immigrants to Israel through Bittons poetry and life milestones, especially his tragic loss of eyesight at age 11.
Filmmaker in attendance for Q&A.
Official website: nysephardifilmfestival.org
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