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A Shabbos Mother

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Three sisters who were raised in an Orthodox home —a radio broadcaster who is now secular, a modern orthodox woman in her ninth month of pregnancy, and an ultra-orthodox woman struggling to conceive a child—gather at their widowed mother’s house for the Jewish Sabbath. 

Crew
Director: Inbar Namdar
Producer: Orit Ben Hur-Raz
Screenwriter: Inbar Namdar
Cinematographer: Moshe Huri
Editor: Boaz Shahak
Cast
Karin Ofir, Chuck Berkman, Fira Cantor, Hadas Gil-Bar
Screenings & Prizes

Awards

First Prize, Jewish Film Festival, Jerusalem Israel 2005

Best Female Film, Religion Today Film Festival, Trento Italy, 2005

Best Drama, Sichuan Film Festival, China 2009

 

Festivals

Women Film Festival Rehovot, Israel 2005
Jewish Film Festival, Palm Beach USA 2006
Israel Film Festival NY, LA & Miami 2006
Jewish Film Festival, Seatle USA 2006
International Film Festival, Syracuse USA 2006
International Film Festival, Warsaw Poland 2006
Women Film Festival NY 2006
San Fransisco Jewish Film Festival 2008-9
San Diego Jewish Film Festival

2005
Drama
32
Subtitles in
English
Educational Resources
PDF icon A SHABBOS MOTHER eng 2017e.pdf