HAREDIM - Orthodox Quarantine
New Arrivals — Documentaries • 1h 15m
March 2020, a mysterious virus is attacking humans all over the world, ripping many casualties. International and national Health Systems are helpless in the face of the virus and its morbid effects. In Safed, Israel, members of one Hasidic family find themselves in a completely unknown
territory, when both parents contract the virus and get sick, as well as several of their young children. The reality of Gili, the head of the family, changes abruptly and drastically when forced to cope with the disease and its implications. His sick young daughter finds herself in a life threatening situation. Locked away in a tiny apartment along with wife and six children, Gili is questioning his faith and values, while realizing the fragility and the preciousness of life.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Director: Ariel Talpalar
Producers: Ariel Talpalar, Yaniv Amodai
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