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Films screening at this event

Rita

original title
ריטה ג'האן פורוז
Director
Ayal Goldberg
Country
Israel
Year
2013
Duration
90 min

“She has become an international phenomenon and a cultural ambassador. Rita’s music succeeds where diplomacy can’t!” – Amy Kronsih, Israeli Writer and Lecturer

An intimate portrait of Israel’s most successful contemporary diva, Iranian- born Rita Jahan Foruz, as she records and performs her new collection of classic Persian songs.

With unprecedented access to private moments and family gatherings, as well as behind-the-scenes footage of recording sessions and concert preparations, Rita shows the power of music to celebrate identity and cross cultural and political boundaries. In proudly representing both Israeli and Persian culture, we follow Rita as she takes her most personal and treasured songs all the way to the United Nations…