Facing the Wall

Poster for Facing the Wall Surni, 14, wakes up to the first day without her love, Eli. She is in an Israeli absorption center. She keeps her eyes and ears closed, she won't leave her bed, she just tried to shut out her new reality and pretend she never left Ethiopia. The attempts of her family to get her out of bed. As the hours go by her mother, who was at first blind to Surni's suffering, finds a way to reach out and helps her say goodbye to the world they left behind.

Original title:
Eem Hapanim Lakir
26 minutes
Aalam-Warqe Davidian

Shown at

  1. San Francisco Jewish Film Festival - 2017

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