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“The Narrow Bridge”

THE NARROW BRIDGE is a searching journey into the souls of four people who, after searing pain, develop strengths they never had before. We watch with wonder as Bushra, Rami, Meytal and Bassam, women and men who lost a child or parent in violent conflict, transform their grief into a bridge for reconciliation.


The film follows their paths from devastating trauma to courageous activism. But their stories are not just personal. They all belong to a controversial grassroots movement of broken-hearted people ‘Israeli Palestinian Bereaved Families’ who stand side-by-side to end the violence and build a future based on dignity and equality. Despite fierce political and family opposition, they refuse to give up.


Bushra, Rami, Meytal and Bassam all wish they could turn back time to before tragedy struck, but they would never change who they have become. Charting a journey of hope amidst pain, THE NARROW BRIDGE lights a way to personal and social change.


Winner of Audience Award for Best Documentary at 42nd  San Francisco Jewish Film Festival and 2022 Audience Award at Jewish International Film Festival.

Learn more about The Narrow Bridge by visiting its official website here.

“Anna's Song”

Told through the eyes of a young boy, this animated film deals with themes of loss and memory and how it can be healing to give painful memories a shape – in words, music or art – and share them with others. An interactive film designed for the newly redeveloped Jewish Holocaust Centre and/or The Immigration Museum.

“Night Light”


A drama feature film about a troubled young boy and the feisty child psychologist who finds herself fighting the system, crossing red lines and risking her career and marriage to save him. Set in the visceral and visually compelling worlds of children’s circus and play therapy, the film confronts the system’s status quo and explores the challenge of authoring one’s own story and the variations of love between children and adults.

“Tel Aviv Nippers”


A romantic comedy and coming of age feature film about Luke, a loveable but naive lifesaver from Anglesea, who is sent to Tel Aviv to teach surf safety to kids (based on an actual program where Australian Lifesaving Association is currently training Israeli lifesavers.) When Luke falls in love with the spirited Michal he’s thrust into the city’s intensity, a fiery romance and a mystery connecting Australia and his family with Israel.

Esther Takac author
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