Pepe's Last Battle
A Film by: Michael Alalo
(Israel, 2016, 60 min, Hebrew, English subtitles).
"We've played like never before, and lost as always"
After decades of political struggles Pepe Alalo (70), the leader of the left party
in Jerusalem, decides to run for mayor of the holy city. Although it’s a slim shot,
Pepe believes in presenting the public with an alternative. Michael (32), his son and
the movie's director, joins him and together they embark on a Don Quixote / Sancho
Panza battle against the powerful windmills of the most complicated city in the world - Jerusalem.
AWARDS, FESTIVALS & SCREENNINGS
• Jerusalem IFF 2016 - Official Selection
• Berlin JFF 2017
• Sonoma County JFF 2019