The Jewish National Fund’s (JNF) beloved Blue Box campaign was internationally successful in raising support for the purchase and forestation of land in Palestine. The trees have since spread their roots, but evidence remains of the Palestinian communities displaced by the once-fragile seedlings. Joseph Weits, filmmaker Michal Weits’ great-grandfather, was a key figure in the organization. His private diaries reveal the story of the massive land takeover that led to the creation of the State of Israel. In conversations with her family, she questions his actions, which result in an exploration of Israel’s past and an uncomfortable truth.
Dokufest Kosovo 2021
Vancouver International Film Festival 2021
San Francisco Jewish Film Festival 2021
Other Israel & DOC NYC co-Presentation 2021
|Executive Producers:||Guy Lavie|
|Narration:||Dror Keren as Joseph Weitz|
|Sound Design:||Benoit Dame|