The Israel Film Service Collection

The Death of Avraham Leib

12 Minutes, 1964
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Directed by: Dahn Ben-Amotz
Production:Igal Efrati
Production Company:Geva Films, Israel Film Service
Photographer: Yachin Hirsh, Haim Schreiber
Original Music: Georges Moustaki
Narrator: Shaike Ophir
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English, Hebrew

A film produced by the Hasbarah Authority. The deathbed musings of a member of the First Aliya, as imagined by author Dan Ben-Amotz. They are conveyed in a surprisingly native dialect by actor Shaike Ophir. Abraham Leib arrived by boat to Jaffa in the days of Ottoman rule, continued to a moshava, contributed to its development and was witness to tensions with the clecks of the rothschild family. By the end of his life, he is the owner of a plot of land that is the focus of a dispute.

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