UKJFF: Sand Storm
Sand Storm , UK International Jewish Film Festival
Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Sundance Film Festival, Elite Zexer's debut feature is a stunning film about Israel's Bedouin community. Jalila has the awkward task of organising the celebration of her husband's marriage to a second, much younger woman. On the wedding day, she discovers that her daughter is having a secret love affair with a boy from her school. Mother and daughter struggle to accommodate their anger and frustration.