SALLAH SHABATI - CLOSING NIGHT - NY Sephardic Jewish Film Festival
7:00 p.m. Sallah Shabati directed by Ephraim Kishon
Feature Narrative, Israel, 1964, 110 min
This sharp, often hilarious satire that became the most successful film in Israeli history, is about new immigrants Sallah and his family, who are left in a shack near their promised apartment and are abandoned for months. This 1964 classic won a Golden Globe Award and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, putting Israel on the international film stage for the first time.
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