Simple Things // Maaleh

Partner: Short Films from Israel- Clermont-Ferrand Market 2020

Ten years ago Maya left her secular kibbutz and became ultra-Orthodox. Today she is a birth coach who has assisted at over 100 births. But her dream to find a partner and start a family of her own seems continually to elude her.


Duration: 30min.

Country: Israel

Language: Hebrew

Year: 2019

Genre: Documentary

Topic: Adult Relationship, Documentary, Happiness, Identity, Jewish, Loneliness, Love, Love & Time, Religion, Society, Women

Cast & Crew

Production company: Liel Sharon Sharon Gur

Writer: Liel Sharon Sharon Gur

Cinematographer: Liel Sharon Gur

Editor: Noa Anikster Oren

Actors: N/A

Festivals & Awards


Tel Aviv International Short Film Festival (TISFF) Tel Aviv International Short Film Festival (TISFF) Honorable Mention, Best Film; Honorable Mention, Critics' Choice

New Orleans International Film Festival


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