BEST FOREIGN LANGUAGE FILM, NOMINATION Academy Awards (1974)
This award-winning feature from one of Israel's leading directors presents a vivid picture of family and community during a period of political oppression and national struggle for independence.
The film focuses on Sami, a teenager from a newly-arrived and poor Sephardic family growing up in the slums during the turbulent last days of the British Mandate in Palestine, from the summer of 1946 to the War of Independence in 1948.
The House on Chelouche Street
Ha-Bayit Berechov Chelouche
Israel, 1973, 115 minutes, color
Hebrew with English subtitles
Directed by Moshe Mizrahi
Public Exhibition 16mm Rental Only