18 five-minute films make up this documentary. Personal interviews with soldiers and their families about the war and loss. The film presents the stories behind Micha Bar -Am’s famous still photographs. First broadcast on Israel Channel 2 on the 30th anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, the series was broadcast over a period of 18 days with a short film presented each time.
A series of 18 short films based on still photographs, mostly portraits, taken by photographer Micha Bar-Am during the Yom Kippur War. The series focuses on the soldiers’ images that were “burnt” in the stills and unfolds the personal stories behind them.
Director: Micha Shagrir
A film by Micha Shagrir and Micha Bar-Am
Producer: Micha Shagrir
Production Company: Tapuz Communications Ltd.
Produced for: The Second Authority for Television and Radio and Channel 10
Creative team: Michal Avni, Mor Bider, Guy Dagan, Rami Yatzkan, Nir Mazaki, Ethan Spilkin, Jasmine Kainey, Micha Shagrir
Representatives for the Second Authority: Yossi Mula, Yifat Ben-Shushan
Title sequence design: David Luria
Sound Editing and Mix: Zinko Studios, Rafi Chen, Gil Stern
Thanks: Amir Keren, Orna Bar-Am, Beit Ariela Library – Photography section