by Naomi Danis

Sisters On Screen

Israeli families have more children than other Jewish families, which means that there’s a greater likelihood of same-sex siblings. Maybe this explains the preponderance of sisters in the 22nd Israel Film Festival that showed to often sold-out audiences in Los Angeles, Miami and New York this year. Or maybe it’s that there are a lot of gifted female filmmakers on the scene. In any case, the closeness of sisters, and all the things they say and cannot say to each other, make for great drama, and humor too:

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