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Covered Up

Sunday, October 20

Women sit cross armed at library desk in conversation with man whom is out of focus

Director: Rachel Elitzur
Producer: Avigail Sperber
2018 | 52 min | Israel 
US Premiere | Filmmaker in Attendance

When Rachel—an ultra-orthodox Jewish woman in Tel Aviv—asks permission to uncover her hair after a divorce, her family strongly objects. But Rachel refuses to give up without a thorough investigation of the rules and norms around this religious custom. Through her consultations with rabbi, friends, parents, and wig dressers, Rachel reconsiders her relationship to her family and community.