Children of Jerusalem - Asya

Children of Jerusalem - Asya

| 29 min

This short documentary, part of the Children of Jerusalem series, profiles 11-year-old Russian immigrant Asya as she and her family get accustomed to life in Jerusalem. From issues of cultural, political and religious diversity to the simple act of making new friends, this portrait of Asya is indicative of life for many ethnic Jewish immigrants to Jerusalem.

This short documentary is part of the Children of Jerusalem series, which presents engaging portraits of Palestinian and Israeli children living in the historic, much-contested city.

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Children of Jerusalem - Asya, Beverly Shaffer, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Beverly Shaffer
  • producer
    Beverly Shaffer
    Colin Neale
  • executive producer
    Colin Neale
  • camera
    Kent Nason
  • sound
    Jacques Drouin
  • editing
    Rita Roy
  • sound editing
    Tony Reed
  • re-recording
    Hans Peter Strobl
    Serge Boivin
  • voice
    Maureen Hebert
  • music
    Chris Crilly
    Louis Hone