Uzzi

(Documentary film, 21 min, June 2018)

Prof. Uzzi Ornan, one of the leaders of the struggle against religious coercion in Israel and one of the founders of the Canaanite movement in the late 1930's, remains optimistic about the radical possibility of establishing the civil state he
dreamed of.
At the age of 94, Uzzi decides to embark on his
last struggle against the religious establishment, demanding a secular burial place for him and the rest of the residents, in the place where he lives.

Director — Ido Weisman
Cinematographer — Ido Weisman
Editor — Tomer Weinberg
Producers — Efrat Cohen, Amir Tausinger, Hilla Shitrit

The film was screened at the following festivals:
•  "Shortlist selection for “The British Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) -
Student Awards” (May 2019)

•  Golden Tree International Documentary Film Festival - Audience Choice Award (Frankfurt, October 2019)
•  NYC Short Documentary Film Festival - Best Script Award (March 2019)
•  Tel-Aviv Student Film Festival (June 2018)
•  Sebastopol Film Festival (March 2019)
•  Social Relevant Film Festival in New York (March 2019)
•  Barcelona International Film Festival (June 2019)
•  New Delhi Film Festival (January 2020)
•  Nepal International Film Festival (February 2020)

As of June 2018, "Uzzi" is Frequently broadcast on the Israeli TV Channel"

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