Facing the Wind will be shown, which is the story of a teen who learns to sail after being wounded in a suicide bombing in Haifa.'>

NY gears up for Jewish Film Festival

Gilad Reshef's Facing the Wind will be shown, which is the story of a teen who learns to sail after being wounded in a suicide bombing in Haifa.

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December 24, 2008 13:21
NY gears up for Jewish Film Festival

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Several Israeli films will be shown at the Jewish Film Festival at Lincoln Center in New York, which will run from January 14-29. They include the documentaries Every Mother Should Know, directed by Nir Toib, about how two generations of reserve soldiers reacted to the last Lebanon War; A Refusenik's Mother, Ori Ben-Dov's film about a mother and her son who refuses to serve in the Israeli army; and Gilad Reshef's Facing the Wind, the story of a teen who learns to sail after being wounded and losing his family in a suicide bombing in Haifa. The feature film, Weekend in Galilee, by Moshe Mizrahi, will also be shown.

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