Mamila Days

Tannous Building in Jerusalem - a House on the Border

2 Minutes, 1979
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Directed by: Nathan Lifshitz
Production:Igal Efrati, David Schitz
Photographer: Yossi Wein
Original Music: Arieh Annenburg
Narrator: Arie Golan
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

An excerpt from Mamilla Days, an Israeli Film Service documentary about Jerusalem’s Mamilla neighborhood.
The Jerusalem City Line, which was drawn at the end of the War of Independence, split Mamilla neighborhoods Tannous Building in half. The building, half of which was in the no mans land, was squatted by Israeli families, that dwelled in it until their eviction in the seventies. One of the former residents tells about life in the buildings large halls, which were shared by many a family.
(Scriptwriter and director: Natan Lifschitz; producers: Yigal Efrati and David Schütz; editor: Beri Tef; narrator: Aryeh Golan; cinematographer: Yossi Wein)

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