The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archive Collection

Tent City

31 Minutes, 1952
Short Film
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Directed by: Arie Lahola
Cast: Orna Porat, Walter Bach, Uri Edelmann, Yitzchak Grossglick, Nissim Habib, Ephraim Pinchas
Production:Baruch Dienar
Production Company:Keren Hayesod
Photographer: Yaakov Jonilowicz
Original Music: Hans May
Language: English
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A short Israeli docu-drama film filmed at the Beit Lid transit camp at the end of 1950. The plot of the film is told in the voice of the boy Moshe who immigrated with his grandfather from Iraq. At the camp there are many tents, in one of them the boy and his grandfather who came from Iraq live together with a family of Holocaust refugees who came from Germany. The children get closer and connect. In the end, houses are built next to the camp, replacing the tents. The film was shown at international festivals and even won first prize at the Boston Film Festival. Among the players: Orna Porat.

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