GIFFONI50PLUS - 21.31 JULY 2021



Category: Edition 2021

Meet the third generation of the occupation, they’re feisty and political, but also childish (or teen-terrible) and funky. Pawns in a life they did not choose, forced to become adults before their time, hundreds are in prison with very little judicial support. CHILDREN opens a door into Palestinian families whose children are in the forefront of the resistance in an attempt to protect their freedom.

Original Title Yeladim
Category Official Competition
Section GEx Doc
Tipology Documentary, Feature Film
Duration 128'
Production Year 2020
Nationality Israel
Directed by Ada Ushpiz
Director of photography Danor Glazer, Bilal Saed
Editor Neta Braun
Sound Aviv Aldema
Music Avi Balleli
Produced by Ada Ushpiz
Production Ada Ushpiz Productions (Israel)

Ada UshpizAda Ushpiz

Ada Ushpiz has a BA in philosophy and literature and a BA in general history (Tel Aviv University, Israel). She graduated in film direction at the London Film School, UK. From 1973 to 2007 she worked as a journalist at "Ha'aretz", (Israel's quality daily newspaper). Since 2001 she is also a scriptwriter, producer and director of documentaries such as DETAINED (2001), DESERT BRIDES (2008), GOOD GARBAGE (2012) VITA ACTIVA - THE SPIRIT OF HANNAH ARENDT (2015), all of them screened and awarded in national and international festivals.

Ada Ushpiz Productions (Israel)

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