In The Women’s Balcony (2016), an Orthodox community attempts to cope with a new rabbi who is more rigid than the community. When he demands changes, the women rebel. The resulting saga elicits laughter from the audience while, at the same time, raising the question of what constitutes faith.
Directed by Emil Ben-Shimon. Written by Shlomit Nehama. Starring Evelin Hagoel and Igal Naor. Length: 1 hour 36 minutes.
The Kesher Israel Committee rates this film PG-13.
All Kesher Israel Committee films are shown at Temple Beth El, 2702 Arbor Drive.
Doors open at 7:00 pm. Movies begin at 7:15 pm. Snacks and schmoozing are free.
A discussion follows each presentation.