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. 32nd Annual Buffalo International Jewish Film - 2017
  16. AICE Israeli Film Festival - 2014
  17. Altoona Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  18. Ames-Azalak Rochester Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  19. Athens Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  20. Atlanta Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  21. Baltimore Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  22. Berkshire Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  23. Beth Jacob Israeli Film Festival - 2016
  24. Brooklyn Israel Film Festival - 2016
  25. Carmel Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  26. Central Florida Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  27. Central Massachusetts Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  28. Columbia Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  29. Columbus Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  30. Dayton Jewish International Film Festival - 2016
  31. East Bay Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  32. Falmouth Jewish Congregation Summer Jewish Film Series - 2015
  33. Festival Internacional de Cine Judío Caracas - 2015
  34. Gainesville Jewish Film Fest - 2015
  35. Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  36. Houston Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  37. Israel Film Festival New York - 2015
  38. Jewish Film Festival of Southwest Florida - 2016
  39. JewishFilm - 2015
  40. JFilm Festival (Pittsburgh) - 2015
  41. Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  42. Randi & Bruce Pergament Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  43. Rehoboth Beach Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  44. Sarasota-Manatee Israel Film Festival - 2016
  45. SERET Internacional (Santiago) - 2015
  46. SERET Internacional (Santiago) - 2017
  47. Silicon Valley Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  48. Spokane Jewish Cultural Film Festival - 2016
  49. St. Louis Jewish Film Festival - 2015
  50. Triad Jewish Film Festival - 2017
  51. Tucson International Jewish Film Festival - 2016
  52. Vancouver Jewish Film Festival - 2014

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