Give It Back!

Give it back! (14 min)  Israel 

Olivia just moved to Israel from New York. Throughout her first day of school in the 6th grade she tries to survive, navigating through the new country she just landed in, her new school and new peers.

Director - Ruchama Ehrenhalt 

Ruchama Ehrenhalt is a graduate of Ma'aleh School of Film and Television in Jerusalem. She also has a BA from Herzog College of Education, majoring in Literature and Communications. She served in the IDF as a Foreign Liaison to the Jordanian Military. Originally from Long Island, Ruchama moved to Israel when she was 4 years old and grew up in Bet Shemesh, Israel. She is currently a resident of Jerusalem, where she volunteers at the Jerusalem
African Community Center in their human rights department working with asylum seekers from Eritrea and Sudan. She recently left her job as the head of Educational Sales at Go2Films, a film distribution and marketing company. Ruchama is currently working at The Feuerstein Institute as the resource development coordinator and getting her masters in Human Rights Practice from the University of Arizona.

Director: Ruchama Ehrenhalt

Producer: Shira Billig

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Screenplay: Ruchama Ehrenhalt

Cinematographer: Tal Ninyo

Editor: Gefen Ariel
Sound designer: Mitch Clyman

Cast: Ora Knapel, Tadese Aklo, Michaella Ben-Hamo