The film focuses on the connection between private capital and government in Israel and suggests that a system exists whereby the State of Israel sells its limited resources, cheaply, to a handful of wealthy families.
The "Shakshuka" System
A Film by: Miki Rosenthal
(Israel, 2008, 93 Minutes, Color, Hebrew, English subtitles)
The Shakshuka System, jointly created with director Ilan Abudi, is the first Israeli movie to treat crony capitalism. The movie describes the connection between the state of Israel and the Ofer family by exposing the system whereby the state of Israel sells its limited resources, cheaply, to a handful of wealthy families. The movie was awarded the best documentary film for the year 2009, and was broad cased despite the repeating attempts to prevent its screening.
The film won the Ophir Award for Best Documentary film in 2009.