Zelda. Simple Woman

Directed By: yair qedar / 55 Minutes
Israel / 2015 / Hebrew (English Subtitles)
Documentary / Biography
Territory Rights: WORLD-WIDE
Exhibition Format: DCP

Original Title: Zelda. Simple Woman


She published her first book of poetry at the age of 53 and became a prominent figure in the field of Hebrew literature. Niece of the Lubavitcher Rebbe, living alone in Jerusalem, writing poems of pieces of paper, surrounded by a small court of lovers and admirers. Through never-seen berfore archival footage and meetigns with her loves and friends (Amos, Chava Alberstein), the film gently sketches a portrait of the first religious female poet.