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CHILDREN OF NOBODY (Israel) – One Time Screening – U.S. Premiere

July 1, 2023 @ 9:45 am - 11:59 am


In the heart of Tel-Aviv’s Neve Tzedek neighborhood stands an old house that operates as a shelter for youth from broken homes.  Living on the fringes of Israeli society, troubled boys must band together to save the shelter for at-risk youth that has kept them off the streets. For generations, altruistic surrogate mother, Margalit (Tiki Dayan), provided loving refuge to victims of neglect and violence in a shabby house on Tel Aviv’s outskirts. When tragedy strikes, it’s up to right-hand man Jackie (Roy Assaf) to keep the home from corrupt property developers, and assuage a social worker’s scrutiny. With tough love from “big brother” Jackie, the young men must now be accountable for their own lives, and save their refuge from a dire fate. Inspired by a true story, this compassionate drama gives voice to those on the periphery, often unnoticed and uncared for.
Genre:  Drama
Run time:  108 min
Country:  Israel
Language:  Hebrew
Premiere:  Sneak Preview (Ahead of its US premiere)
Director: Erez Tadmor
Writers: Roy Assaf, Erez Tadmor Producers;  Aviv Ben Shlush | Leon Edery | Moshe Edery | Shemi Shoenfeld
Composer ;  Haim Frank Ilfman
Cinematographer:   Amit Yasur
Principal Cast:  Roy Assaf, Tiki Dayan, Yaacov Cohen, Ornella Bess Distributor:  Go2Films


July 1, 2023
9:45 am - 11:59 am
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Desert Film Society
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