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A Borrowed Identity/Dancing Arabs
Underwritten by
ORLI AND ZACK RINAT
RUTH AND ADI GAMON

A Borrowed Identity/Dancing Arabs



Synopsis

Eyad, a gifted Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish school. As he tries to fit in with his schoolmates, Eyad develops a friendship with Jonathan, a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother. After falling in love with a Jewish girl, he leaves school when their relationship is uncovered, and he discovers that he will have to sacrifice his identity in order to be accepted. Faced with a choice, Eyad will have to make a decision that will change his life forever.


FOLLOWING THE FILM (11/1 ONLY)

A Borrowed Identity/Dancing Arabs

Screenwriter Sayed Kashua will join us in person. Born in Tira, Israel, Kashua is an author and journalist known for his books and humorous weekly columns in Ha'aretz.

 

Film Details

Director:
Eran Riklis
Country:
Israel
Language:
Hebrew (English subtitles)
Running time:
104 min.
Year:
2014
Genre: Drama
Movie Links:
IMDB