Israel 2009, 25' | Director, Screenplay Yaelle Kayam | DoP Ziv Berkovich | Sound Aviram Vilensky | Cast Osama Arbiaa, Youssra Barakat | Production, Distribution The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School Jerusalem

Hebron. The night of the Jewish settlement Masquerade. Fifteen-year-old Samer insists on taking his older sister Ayat to collect her diploma from the Palestinian University. Walking through the city rooftops and narrow allies, they must avoid the settlers, the army and the international journalists.


Prior to her studies at the Sam Spiegel film school, Yaelle Kayam studied french at the Sorbonne in Paris, anthropology in Tel Aviv University and film at the Victorian College of the Arts in Melbourne, Australia. Kayam is active in human rights organizations that operate in the occupied territories. Her first film was Pralines in 2007. Diploma is her graduation film.


Films by Yaelle Kayam
Pralines 2007

Yaelle Kayam
Short Film
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