A Prayer For Aliyah - by Zorawar Shukla

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Duration/ Language
00:26:00 (hh:mm) English, Hindi, Thadou-Kuki
Trailer/ Excerpt Link
Filmmaker/s Bio Note/s

Zorawar is a filmmaker based in New Delhi, India and is the founder of One Duniya Productions. His interest in film was born while working as an Assistant Director on the sets of Deepa Mehta’s Midnight’s Children.He holds a degree in Communication Studies from Emerson College, Boston and has worked at the Smithsonsian Centre for Folklife and Cultural Heritage in Washington DC. Zorawar is also a stage entertainer with the reggae music group, Reggae Rajahs.

Synopsis/ Description
In a remote corner of North East India, 7,500 tribal Kuki-Chin-Mizo believe that they are descendants of the Lost Tribe of Menasseh. Having lost all written records of their history, they are faced with the considerable task of having to prove themselves as Jews before being allowed to migrate to Israel. Relentlessly determined and eternally hopeful, they dream of ending their 2,500-year exile and return to the Promised Land of their forefathers.
Significant Awards/ Screenings
  • Film South Asia, Nepal
  • Washington Jewish Film Festival
  • Dharamshala International Film Festival

 (PSBT)Public Service Broadcasting Trust


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