64 Minutes, 2011
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Directed by: Taly Goldberg
Production:Amir Harel
Photographer: Daniel Kedem
Language: Hebrew
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A cinematic portrait of Lia van Leer, from her youth in Romania until becoming an integral part of Israel’s cinematic culture. At the age of 16, in 1939, Lia was sent by her parents to visit her sister in Israel. When she realized that her parents were murdered during the War, Lia decided to stay. She married Dutch industrialist Wim van Leer in 1959 and her life changed forever. Wim exposed Lia to the magical world of cinema. Together, they procured classic films in Europe, established numerous film clubs in Israel, and traveled across the country with a 16mm projector. In 1960 Lia founded the Israel Film Archive and in 1974 the Jerusalem Cinematheque, and the Jerusalem International Film Festival not long after.

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