With Slight Steps


Sam Spiegel
Sam Spiegel

97-year-old Tirza Hodes, the high priestess of Israeli folk dancing, has been jetting between Israel and her home in Germany, where she continues to teach Israeli folk dancing, for years. A phone call to her grandson Guy, as she visits from Germany, sets the two of them on a journey following the loss of her “Israeli Dream”.


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With Slight Steps
Written and Directed by: Guy Hodes
Fiction, 30 min, 2020, Color
Production: The Sam Spiegel Film & TV School - Jerusalem (JSFS)
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles


97 -year -old Tirza, the high-priestess of Israeli folk dancing, has for years been jetting between Israel and her home in Germany, where she continues to teach Israeli folk dancing.

A phone call to her grandson Guy, on his way to pick her up from the airport as she visits from Germany sets the two of them on a journey to the loss of her “Israeli Dream”. Before her visit is over the two of them will pursue honesty, relief and much love.


AWARDS & FESTIVALS:

Second Prize: Doc Aviv International Documentary Film Festival, 2020

Tel Aviv International Student Film Festival, Israel, 2020

International Student Film & Video Festival of Beijing Film Academy, China, 2020