Hundreds of thousands in Israel and around the world belong to the Hassidic movement, a social religious creed, which since its birth over 250 years ago, has changed the face of Judaism. A secular person looking at the Hassidic society, views it as one monolithic entity, so different from his own perceptions and way of life. The series Kingdoms is an attempt to present an intimate look at the Hassidic world through the eyes of its members. From history to the present day, from the humble devote to the Hassidic Rebbes, from the uplifting moments to small daily hardships. Kingdoms try’s to shutter the stereotypes, overcome mutual suspicions, and portray the inner story of Hasidism. Kingdoms is an attempt to present an intimate look at the Hassidic world through the eyes of its members. From history to the present day, from the humble devote to the Hassidic Rebbes, from the uplifting moments to small daily hardships.


Kingdoms

Israel 2020| 3x52'| 3 Part Documentary Series - New Release

Written & Directed by: Uri Rosenwaks
Edited by: Boaz Lion
Produced by: Uri Rosenwaks, David Dekelboim, Itzhak Alchmister
Cinematography: Michael Dal, Shachar Jerusalmi
Music: Avi Belleli
With the support of: Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, Avi Chai Foundation, The Maimonides Fund, Kan the Israeli Public Broadcast Corporation (IPBC)
Language: Hebrew and English with English subtitles

Synopsis


Hundreds of thousands in Israel and around the world belong to the Hassidic movement, a social religious creed, which since its birth over 250 years ago, has changed the face of Judaism. A secular person looking at the Hassidic society, views it as one monolithic entity, so different from his own perceptions and way of life. The series Kingdoms is an attempt to present an intimate look at the Hassidic world through the eyes of its members. From history to the present day, from the humble devote to the Hassidic Rebbes, from the uplifting moments to small daily hardships. Kingdoms try’s to shutter the stereotypes, overcome mutual suspicions, and portray the inner story of...

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Festivals

  • Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, 2019

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Festivals

  • Jerusalem Jewish Film Festival, 2019