WIZO’s Historical Film Collection

WIZO - Compilation of Promotional Film Excerpts, 1920-1970

33 Minutes, 1970
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Production:Yisrael Ringel, Yair Pradelski
Production Company:Roll Films Ltd.
Photographer: Avi Dafna
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

With an introduction and conclusion in Spanish, this film was produced by Roll Films in 1970 and directed by Ilan Eldad. It consists of a compilation of promotional excerpts that were filmed from 1920 to 1970 on WIZO social projects, the women who led it, and milestones in its development. Topics are randomly organized and include the establishment of institutions for infant welfare and clinics for sick children; establishment of the Hadassim Youth Village; study of the Hebrew language; girls schools; the [Theodor] Heuss House for Mothers in Haifa; arts and craft courses at WIZO in Wadi-Al-Joz; and WIZO’s organizational and political activities. Excerpts are in black and white, others are in color. WIZO leaders appearing in the excerpts include Dr. Helena Kagan, Lady Rebecca Sieff, Hannah Meisel-Schochat, Hannah Levin, Rachel Cohen-Kagan, and Aya Dinstein.

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