My Lovely Sister

My Lovely Sister

Israel, 2011, 91 Minute Running Time
Genre/Subjects: Drama, Foreign
Language: Hebrew, Moroccan English Sub-Titles

7pm Tuesday, July 24th at the Denver FilmCenter/Colfax
Q&A facilitated by Michal Peleg-Uziyahu, Israel shlichah (emissary) to the Jewish community of Colorado


Marco Carmel’s My Lovely Sister is a charming and beautifully acted film about the love and hate between two sisters, based on a Moroccan Jewish (Mizrahi) folk tale. The film is infused with a whimsical, supernatural component that elevates the content. It’s also, in a sly way, a pointedly political film about an issue that is generally taboo in Israeli society. While this is not a preachy film about intermarriage and assimilation, it does deal with a real question that complicates Israeli life: What happens when Jews and Arabs become close enough to fall in love? The film received 11 nominations for Ophir Awards (the Israeli Oscars), including Best Picture.

DIRECTOR: Marco Carmel
Screenwriter: Marco Carmel
Principal Cast: Reymond Amsalem, Evelin Hagoel, Norman Issa, Moshe Ivgy, Itay Turgeman

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