The Caregiver

Partner: Gesher Multicultural Film Fund

, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund

After a short home-leave in India, Raj returns to his 85-year-old employer only to find out he's been replaced by a Filipino caregiver named Joy. While trying to earn back his job and home, Raj realizes the truth has many faces.


Duration: 12 min.

Country: Israel

Language: English, Gujarati, Hebrew

Year: 2017

Genre: Fiction (Drama)

Topic: Aging, Asian, Colonialism, Economic status, Family, Human Relationship, Human Rights, Immigration, Jewish, Loneliness, Old Age, Relationship, Senior, Senior/Aging, Social

Cast & Crew

Director: Ruthy Pribar

Producer: GoĕchaLa Films

Writer: Ruthy Pribar, Omri Burstyn

Cinematographer: Daniella Nowitz

Editor: Ruthy Pribar

Actors: Raj Vitthalpura , Gedalia Besser , Carmelyn Calubandi

Festivals & Awards


Jaipure International Film Festival

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Pune Film Festival

Oaxaca FilmFest

Kino Kinoteka

Roving Eye Film Festival

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Summer Shorts Jewish Film Festival

Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival


Tallinn Black Nights Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers

Tampere Film Festival

Aspen Shortsfest

MECAL PRO, Barcelona Short and Animation Film Festival

LA Indian Film Festival

Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati

Palm Springs ShortFest

Jagran Film Festival

Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival (RIIFF)

Joyce Forum Short Film Festival

Tasveer South Asian Film Festival

Kinoforum - Sao Paulo International Short Film Festival

Beer Sheva Short Film Festival Israel

Figari Film Festival

Torino Short Film Market

Tallinn Black Nights Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers

Leeds International Film Festival

Oaxaca FilmFest

Delhi International Film Festival

24th Festival of India


Jerusalem Film Festival



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