Drexel University, Westphal College, Edmond D. Bossone Research Enterprise Center
3140 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Thursday, January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
Based on the classic novel by Shulamit Lapid, Fania (Tamar Alkan), having escaped the pogroms of Russia seeks a new life in late 18th century Palestine. She meets Yechiel (Zion Ashkenazi), a widower with two young children. Agreeing to marriage as a means of survival, Fania follows the farmer to a hard pioneer life in his tiny village near Safed in this dramatic love story and historical narrative of the Jewish dream of returning and rebuilding the land of Zion. Guest speaker: Dan Wolman, director
Country: Israel
Release Date: 2010
Time: 105 minutes
Genre: Drama, Historical
Language: Hebrew, Yiddish, Arabic with English subtitles
Director: Dan Wolman
Topics: Immigrants to Israel, Judaism, Love