20 2016

WEDDING DOLL at the 39th Portland International Film Festival

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Empirical Theater at OMSI 1945 SE Water Ave.
Portland, OR 97214
(503) 797-4000

Contact Nick Bruno
(503) 221-1156

$ Cost $ 12.00

DIRECTOR: Nitzan Gilady - ISRAEL

Winner of the Best Israeli Debut Feature and Best Actress (Assi Levi) at the Jerusalem Film Festival, Wedding Doll is set in a small town in southern Israel’s Negev desert. Hagit, a young woman with a mild mental disability, works in a toilet paper factory and lives with her mother, Sarah, a divorcée who has given up her life for her daughter. Hagit is obsessed with romantic fantasies and spends her evenings making bridal gowns from paper she gets at the factory. Hungering for a life on her own, when Hagit embarks on her first romantic relationship she tries to keep it a secret from her mother. (82 mins.)