AKA Nadia (115 min)
Thursday, Nov 17, 2016, 7 pm | Arlington Capitol Theatre
Tova Ascher, Director | Narrative | Israel | 2016 | Massachusetts Premiere
Maya Goldwasser is a mom, a successful choreographer, and the wife of an Israeli official of the Ministry of Justice. But Maya was born as Nadia, to a Palestinian family. After getting involved with Nimer, a PLO activist, in her youth, Nadia had to abandon her roots and secretly take up a new identity as an Israeli Jew. When Nimer reappears, Nadia is forced to confront her past. In Hebrew, English, and Arabic with subtitles.
Winner of The Israel Critics’ Forum Award for Best Feature Film at the 2015 Jerusalem Film Festival.