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The Unorthodox
SPONSORED BY
MARCELLA AND STUART BERNSTEIN


The Unorthodox

Synopsis

A Sephardic Jerusalem widower is incited to act when his daughter is expelled from a prestigious religious school just for her Sephardic ethnicity. Fueled by a raging sense of inequity, Yaakov Cohen and his friends unite to form the ultra-Orthodox Shas Party. A challenge to the ruling Ashkenazi establishment, their grassroots movement sets off one of the most surprising and transformative elections Israel has ever had.


Film Details
Director:
Eliran Malka
Country:
Israel
Language:
Hebrew, Yiddish w/English subtitles
Running time:
92 min
Year:
2018
Genre: Drama/Comedy