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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After a short home-leave in India, Raj returns to his 85-year-old employer only to find out he's been replaced by a Filipino caregiver named Joy.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.

Details

Duration: 12min.

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

Production company: GoĕchaLa Films

Writer: Ruthy Pribar, Omri Burstyn

Cinematographer: Daniella Nowitz

Editor: Ruthy Pribar

Actors: Raj Vitthalpura , Gedalia Besser , Carmelyn Calubandi , Icho Avital

Festivals & Awards

2019

Jaipur International Film Festival (JIFF)

Atlanta Jewish Film Festival

Pune International Film Festival

Oaxaca FilmFest

Roving Eye Film Festival

San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Summer Shorts Jewish Film Festival

Barshop JCC Jewish Film Festival

2018

Black Nights Film Festival Tallinn (PÖFF)

Tampere Film Festival

Aspen Shortfest

MECAL PRO – Barcelona Short and Animation Film Festival

LA Indian Film Festival LA Indian Film Festival GRAND JURY AWARD for Best Short Film

Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati Indian Film Festival of Cincinnati GRAND JURY AWARD for Best Short Film

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

Figari Film Festival

Torino Short Film Market

Black Nights Film Festival Tallinn (PÖFF)

Leeds International Film Festival

Oaxaca FilmFest

Dehli Shorts International Film Festival (DFIFF)

2017

Jerusalem International Film Festival

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