Gershman Y
401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147

Saturday, March 28, 2009, 8:30 pm
A roller coaster ride of emotions is the setting for the Ohayon famil's "Shiva" or seven day mourning period following the tragic death of their brother. Jealousy, sibling rivalry and gossip mark the weeklong forced reunion between the eight siblings and their mother. Cast - Ronit Elkabetz, Albert Iluz,Yaël Abecassis,Simon Abkarian, Hana Laszlo and Moshe Ivgy
Country: Israel
Release Date: 2008
Time: 103 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language: Hebrew, French, Moroccan with English subtitles
Director: Ronit Elkabetz, Shlomi Elkabetz
Topics: Family, Judaism, Women in Israeli Society
Winner of Israeli Academy Film Awards 2008: Best Cinematography and Best Supporting Actress; Jerusalem International Film Festival : The Wolgin Award for Best Full-Length Film & The Award for the Best Actress; Mostra de Valencia - The Golden Palm, Prize for Best Director and Best Performance of an Actress.