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Kadish for Naomi


The creative process and the behind-the-scenes world of theater are generally hidden until the finished product is greeted by spotlights on stage. This documentary follows the work on Alan Ginsburg's play, "Kadish for Naomi", and examines the aspects that impact the creative theatrical experience. The camera crew accompanies the theatrical production for 45 days, unveiling the theatrical experience from an authentic point of view.

Created by | Allen Ginsberg

Directed by | Avy Hemy

Producers | Zafrir Kochanovsky, Miri Ezra

Cinematography by | Abigail Shefarber

Edited by | Halil Efrat

Original score | Yossi Mer Haim

Broadcaster | Israel Broadcasting Authority, Channel 1, Israel

Produced with the support of | The Open University of Israel, Israel


  • Winner of the Silver Olive Leaves at the Kalamata International Documentary Film Festival - Greece, 2001 


54 Min.

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