Ashdod 1961

14 Minutes, 1961
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Directed by: Helga Keller
Production Company:Israel Film Service
Photographer: Adam Greenberg
Narrator: Haim Hefer, Yossi Banai
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A documentary short by Helga Cranston (later Keller) about the then-young city of Ashdod in1961 when it was still surrounded by sand dunes and was about to get its own major seaport. The film describes with tongue-in-cheek undertones, the arrival of new immigrants; the majority of whom were of Moroccan descent at the desolate and sandy region; their settling into the just-built housing estates, and the course of their life that has seen some changes since their arrival. The voice-over to the film was written by Haim Hefer and is narrated by Yossi Banai.

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