Before My Feet Touch the Ground
DOCUMENTARY FILMS • 1h 18m
Summer 2011: 25-year-old Daphni Leef moves into a tent in the center of Tel Aviv to protest the cost of housing. Within a few days she becomes a leader and a face for the largest protest movement in the history of Israel. The film depicts the challenges a person at the forefront of a struggle must face and what happens to the soul when we become an image.
This program may contain strong language, nudity, and/or violence. Viewer discretion is advised.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Director: Daphni Leef
Producers: Yael Abecassis, Hillel Roseman
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