The Ritz East
125 South Second Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

Thursday, January 1, 1970, 12:00 am
A young theater director returns to Israel after many years in Paris where he learns that his mother is seriously ill. His loving bond with his mother and his desire to protect her causes a web of "white lies" to unfold and escalate within his family. This film features two of Israel's most distinguished actors, Orna Porat and Sharon Alexander.
Country: Israel
Release Date: 1999
Time: 90 minutes
Genre: Drama
Language: Hebrew with English Subtitles
Director: Yitzhak Rubin
Topics: Family
Guest Speaker: Yitzhak Rubin, Director and Screenwriter Yitzhak Rubin is a highly acclaimed Israeli novelist, screenplay writer and director. He was born in Israel and studied film in the Maters program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. His numerous narrative and documentary films have been screened in cinemas, national television shows and film festivals around the world, and were cherished and praised by audiences and critics. His film "White lies" was based on the novel he wrote "The Hypochondriac". Rubin is a distinguished lecturer at various Film departments. As a social activist, he directed a highly acclaimed trilogy that deals with people that were wrongfully accused of crimes they did not commit.