A Heartbeat Away
IZZY — ALL • 55m
Dr. Aki Tamir is an Israeli senior pediatric-cardiologist who leads a medical mission to Tanzania in order to perform heart surgeries on children. Out of hundreds of sick kids that travel the country to see Aki, he can chose only a few for a life saving operation. Things get complex when Aki meets Julius, a charming 6-year-old Tanzanian boy, with a slight chance of living.
This program may contain graphic images. Viewer discretion is advised.
Languages: English, Hebrew & Swahili, English subtitles
Director: Tal Barda
Producers: Dan Setton, Yoram Benita
Up Next in IZZY — ALL
Cannabis Now - Journey to the Holy Land
Israel is pioneering the field of medical cannabis and its uses. This short film takes off from the annual CannaTech convention in Tel Aviv to explore the story that unites researchers, growers, suppliers, and patients — revealing a journey filled with devotion, pain, and hope for a new understan...
Voices From the Booth
We meet them at school gates, in underground parking lots, at the entrances of shopping malls, and many other places. There are tens of thousands of security guards in Israel, most of Russian origin. Many of them used to be well-respected professionals or artists, yet immigrated to Israel at an o...
Planets - Four Variations of Detachment
On cold distant orbits circling the hot Israeli sun, four stories of voluntary isolation: a butterfly hunter, a man with a bionic arm, an isolated family managing an autarkic farm in a deserted forest and a taxidermist specialized in pets. Connecting between these spaces and characters, a man wit...