401 South Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19147
Saturday, March 17, 2007, 8:30 pm
"Three Mothers" is a poignant tale of the lives of triplet sisters (, born in Alexandria to the palace midwife but raised in Israel. This is a film that challenges the meaning of marital loyalties and sibling relationships.
Stars: Miri Mesika, Gila Almagor, Rivka Raz and Tali Sharon.
||Hebrew, Arabic and French with English subtitles
Dina Zvi-Riklis, Director and co-writer
Dina Zvi-Riklis (born 1947) is an Israeli film director and screenwriter. She has directed and written several feature films, television dramas and documentaries.
In 1993, she directed her first full-length feature film, "A Story Beginning at the Serpent's Funeral" (based on Ronit Matalon's book), starring Moshe Ivgi.
She directed "My Brethren" (2002), with the participation of Moshe Ivgi and Orly Zilbershatz-Banai. The film won the Volgin Award.
In 2006, her movie "Three Mothers", written by Gila Almagor and Miri Messika won several Israeli academy awards. Zvi-Riklis Won the 1991 Minister of Education and Culture for Film Art.
Best Cinematography and Best Wardrobe Design - Israeli Academy Awards, 2006; International FFs: Hoff, Germany 2006, Bankok, 2007, Sao Paulo, 2006.