Film Series: The Fifth Heaven

2011. Israel. Dir: Dina Zvi-Riklis. With Yehezkel Lazarov. 103 min.

British-controlled Palestine, 1944: 13-year-old Maya is abandoned by her parents at a Jewish orphanage. Her arrival ignites forbidden feelings of love around the institution: the director recalls his past longing for the girl’s mother, while Maya grows infatuated with a resistance fighter. Speaker: Sami Berdugo, Visiting Professor.
Tonight. 8pm. Goldsmith Family Cinema. Free.