Docaviv Film Club: “Divorce Denied”
On the occasion of International Women’s Day
Thursday, March 5, 2020, at 7 pm
Ticket includes a free visit to all exhibitions starting at 6 pm
Israel 2019, 60 min, Hebrew. Hebrew subtitles
A film by David Ofek and Mia Webb, about Jewish women whose husbands refuse to grant them a divorce, and their struggle to break free of their marriages. The film shines a spotlight on volatile issues in Jewish divorce law through personal stories, as it follows Batya Kahana Dror, a lawyer engaged in a persistent struggle against the Rabbinical courts’ conservative views.
After the film, a Q+A with the directors, David Ofek and Mia Webb, will be held.