TRAILER: Aliyah Dada

  • Romania

A non-Jew Romanian, raised under the supreme Communist truth, starts a journey to discover the reality behind the Romanian jews aliyah (the return to the Holy Land). The story will bring up the adventure of the first settlers that abandoned their modern life in East Europe at end of XIX century, for surviving in a primitive way in the hostile Palestine; then will reveal best hidden horrors of the Second World War in Romania, or Romanian communists’ secret deals for "trading" the Romanian Jews to Israel, where they became the fourth group among all population. The historical tale is visually trimmed in the Dada style as a tribute to the pioneers of this movement, Tristan Tzara and Marcel Janco, two Jews of Romanian descent.

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  • Original Title
    TRAILER: Aliyah Dada
  • Direction
  • Cinematography
    Mihai Tanase
  • Editing
    Letitia Stefanescu
  • Sound
    Sebastian Zsemlye, Alexandru Dragomir
  • Runtime
    116 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Romania
  • Format
    • Colour
  • Production
  • Festivals
    • Astra Film Festival, Sibiu, Romania 2014
    • Transilvania International Film Festival, Cluj Napoca, Romania 2015
    • BASM Film Festival, Bistrita, Romania, August 2015
    • Divan Film Festival, Romania, 2015
    • RestArt & Music Festival, Satu Mare, Romania, October 2015
    • Romanian Film Festival at Stanford, San Francisco, USA, November 2015
    • Making Waves, Romania, 2015
    • Jerusalem International Film Festival, Israel, 2015
    • Jewish Culture Festival, Poland, June 2016 is powered by Doc Alliance, a creative partnership of 7 key European documentary film festivals. Our aim is to advance the documentary genre, support its diversity and promote quality creative documentary films.

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