Breaking the silence, shattering the glass ceiling, smashing the boundaries – these are the burdens of women everywhere. Even at a silence retreat, where Maayan goes for introspection, she cannot find relief from the loud noises.


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Silent One
Written and Directed by: Naama Shmueli
Fiction, 15 min, 2022, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Cast: Neomi Harari, Boaz Migdan, Sara Schwarze

Arriving at a silence retreat in the Jerusalem hills, Maayan could not have imagined who she would encouter there, and the sort of wound from her past she would have to confront. As the silence around her becomes deafening, she must now find a way to stare at the pain straight in the eye


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