Across Cultures

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A Sleeping Tree Dreams of Its Roots

A Sleeping Tree Dreams of Its Roots
1992, director: Michka Saäl

Excerpt (3:12)


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  Description     The film  
A woman of Jewish descent describes her immigration interview. It is the filmmaker Michka Saäl who is the applicant. Although her immigration application is finally approved, she feels dirty after the process.