The director drags his wife and two kids in search of their quasi-aristocratic forefathers’ traces in 19th centurey London.


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The Bentwich Syndrome
A Film by: Gur Bentwich & Maya Kenig
(Israel, 2015, 68 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English, English subtitles)

The saga of a restless & relentless Anglo-Jewish family which, according to its founding fathers, served as God's gift to Zionism, is exposed by the director, a member of the family himself, from an alternative humorous angle.

•  Winner Best Documentary Film - Jewish Motifs IFF 2016
•  Nominated for Best feature Documentary at the Israeli Academy Awards 2015
• Doc Aviv 2015
•  UK Jewish 2015 
•  LA Israeli FF 2015
•  Australia JIFF 2016
•  Jewish Motifs IFF 2016
•  Israeli Film Center Festival, NY  2016
•  San Francisco JFF 2016
•  Sao Paulo JFF 2016
•  Nashville JFF 2016