Pickles (Chamutzin) follows 8 Arab widows living in a town in northern Israel who obtain a micro-loan to start a pickle factory. With no formal training & almost no community support, the women struggle as entrepreneurs, as mothers & as friends.
Shout-Out to Metro Chicago: Meet Israeli filmmaker Dalit Kimor IN PERSON & see her terrific doc Pickles!
Where & When
University of Chicago: Mon March 5 @ 5 PM (Pick Hall Room 001–Free & Open to the Public)
Columbia College Chicago: Weds March 7 @ 5:30 PM (Note: RSVP Required!)
Dalit Kimor: “I came up with the idea for the film from an inconsequential article I read in the newspaper about eight Muslim widows who had started a pickling plant in the Galilee. I got into my car and drove up north to the town of Tamra. From the moment I entered the small pickling plant, I fell in love with the women. Eight women between the ages of 40 and 50 — all devout Muslims, all widows, who had never heard of the word ‘feminism’ — were creating a small revolution.”
Click HERE to read complete interview with Dalit Kimor on the PBS website.
Can’t come? Click HERE to order Pickles from IsraeliDocs.
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