A Borrowed Identity / Dancing Arabs / Second Son

Poster for A Borrowed Identity / Dancing Arabs / Second Son Gifted Eyad (Tawfeek Barhom), a Palestinian Israeli boy, is given the chance to go to a prestigious Jewish boarding school in Jerusalem. As he desperately tries to fit in with his Jewish schoolmates and within Israeli society, Eyad develops a friendship with another outsider, Jonathan (Michael Moshonov, Lebanon) a boy suffering from muscular dystrophy, and gradually becomes part of the home Jonathan shares with his mother, Edna (Yael Abecassis, Kadosh, Alila, To Live and Become). After falling in love with Naomi (Daniel Kitsis), a Jewish girl, he leaves school when their relationship is uncovered, and he discovers that he will have to sacrifice his identity in order to be accepted. Faced with a choice, Eyad will have to make a decision that will change his life forever.

Original title:
Aravim rokdim (The second son)
Year:
2014
Length:
104 minutes
Country:
Director:
Eran Riklis
Genre:

Shown at

  1. 12th Israeli Film Festival (Canadian Film Institute) - 2015
  2. 14th Annual Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  3. 14º Festival Internacional de Cine Judio Mexico - 2017
  4. 16th Annual Rutgers Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  5. 18th Annual Lenore Marwil Jewish Film Festival (Detroit) - 2016
  6. 19th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  7. 19th Annual Israeli Film Festival (Philadelphia) - 2015
  8. 19th Annual Jewish Film Festival of Dallas - 2015
  9. 20th Annual Seattle Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  10. 20th Denver Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  11. 21st Annual Jewish and Israeli Film Festival (Allentown) - 2016
  12. 23rd Portland Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  13. 23rd Toronto Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  14. 25th Washington Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  15. AICE Israeli Film Festival - 2014
  16. Ames-Azalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  17. Athens Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  18. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  19. Baltimore Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  20. Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  21. Beth Jacob Israeli Film Festival - 2016
  22. Brooklyn Israel Film Festival - 2016
  23. Carmel Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  24. Central Florida Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  25. Central Massachusetts Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  26. Columbus Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  27. Dayton Jewish International Film Festival - 2016
  28. East Bay Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  29. Falmouth Jewish Congregation Summer Jewish Film Series - 2015
  30. Festival Internacional de Cine Judío Caracas - 2015
  31. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2015
  32. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  33. Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  34. Israel Film Festival New York - 2015
  35. Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida - 2016
  36. JewishFilm - 2015
  37. JFilm Festival (Pittsburgh) - 2015
  38. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  39. Randi & Bruce Pergament Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  40. Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  41. Sarasota-Manatee Israel Film Festival - 2016
  42. SERET Internacional (Santiago) - 2015
  43. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  44. Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival - 2016
  45. St. Louis Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  46. Tucson International Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  47. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2014

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