SPECIAL PROGRAM SUGGESTIONS FROM DRAGOMAN FILMS
BLACK HISTORY MONTH
February marks Black History Month, celebrating and commemorating important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Dragoman Films is proud to present two groundbreaking films through which your community can explore our shared human experience - After the Storm, an award-winning film by Israeli director Hilla Medalia, bringing the story of children in New Orleans post Hurricane Katrina, putting together the musical Once on this Island, in order to revive the local community center; and Children of the Bible, following a young Ethiopian musician in Israel as he dedicates his life to work with Ethiopian youth in Israel.
THE REVIVERS is exploring the diversity of Israeli society and culture through the eyes of young Israelis attempting to revive and preserve their cultural heritage.
Georgia My Love is focusing on one woman's attempt to revive her Georgian cultural heritage, Ladino - 500 Years Young follows the world-renowned Ladino singer Yasmin Levy as she explores and preserves her father's life-long dedication to Sephardic/Ladino music and language. Children of the Bible is the third film in the series, focusing on a young man's journey, dedicating his time to improve the self-esteem and reconnect young Ethiopians in Israel with their heritage.
These fascinating films are available to screen individually, or as a series.
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN'S MONTH
International Women's Month, celebrated every March across the world, is a month for global celebration of the economic, political and social achievements of women. To celebrate IWM, Dragoman Films offers several films which raise awareness of women's issues and achievements across all sectors and cultures : Ladino - 500 Years Young, Georgia My Love, To Die in Jerusalem.
Another way to mark IWM is to celebrate the work of female filmmakers - Hilla Medalia (After the Storm, To Die in Jerusalem), Nitza Gonen (Children of the Bible), Rena Papish (Georgia My Love), and Eilona Ariel & Ayelet Menahemi (It's About Time)