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The Summer of Aviya

The story of one summer in the life of a ten year old girl, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, during the first years of Israel's independence.
THE SUMMER OF AVIYA
$39.95
The story of one summer in the life of a ten year old girl, the daughter of a Holocaust survivor, during the first years of Israel's independence. It is a personal story, based on the life of Gila Almagor, writer/producer and star of the film. Aviya's mother had been a partisan fighter during the war, with a number tattooed on her arm; she walked the thin line between sanity and madness. Aviya had lived in orphanages most of her life. This was the summer she would return home. Starring Gila Almagor and Kaipo Cohen. Directed by Eli Cohen.  "The emotionally powerful story... reveals the scars, both mental and physical, that Holocaust survivors brought with them to Israel."-American Historical Review  Winner of the Silver Bear, Berlin Film Festival Three Silver Menorah Awards, Israel