Based on the autobiographical novel by sociologist Albert Memmi, Pillar of Salt captures the cultural richness and social complexity of a Jewish boy's life in Tunisia, North Africa.
Alexander, age 13, is an expressive and intelligent boy who sensitively responds to conflicting pressures from surrounding French and Arab societies. A rare opportunity to see the unique customs of Jewish life in Tunisia, including Sabbath dinner and Alexander's bar mitzvah.
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Pillar of Salt
Israel, 1980, 58 minutes, color
Hebrew with English subtitles
Directed by Chaim Shiran
Public Exhibition formats: 16mm, Beta, DVD