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Autonomies

Dir. Yehonatan Indursky | 210 min
Narrative Israel 2018
HebrewYiddish with English subtitles Mid-Atlantic Premiere

Sunday, May 121:30 PM AFI Silver Theatre

Thursday, May 166:30 PM Bethesda Row Cinema

A dystopian drama from Shtisel creator Yehonatan Indursky, starring some of Israel’s top acting talent.

Autonomies is set in an alternate reality of present day Israeli, a nation torn and divided by a wall into the secular “State of Israel,” with Tel Aviv as its capital, and the “Haredi Autonomy” in Jerusalem, run by the ultra-Orthodox.

Broide is an Ultra-Orthodox smuggler who makes his living sneaking minor contraband between the two regions. One day, he receives a life-changing proposal to kidnap a little girl at the heart of a custody battle between two families that live in the opposite regions.

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Menemsha Films
Ben Saari
bens@menemshafilms.com

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Tier B
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