Short Films • 38m
Four men – a Druze soldier, an orthodox Jew, a Jewish soldier and the Arab caretaker of a tomb are surrounded by an anxious and dangerous mob. Stones are being thrown at them and shots are fired. In the few hours left before dying or being rescued they have no choice but to listen to one another. Based on a true story, "Joseph's Ballad" is a chronicle of a death foretold in a country full of bloodshed.
Language: Hebrew, English subtitles
Director: Riki Shelach
Producers: Zvi Shapira, Riki Shelach
Starring: Ragib Abu Ruken, Miki Geva, Itai Szor
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