“A Cashier Is a Cheap Item”: Gender, Migration, and Work in Israel

Docustream by Docaviv in Conjunction with the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute

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Wednesday | 20.01.21 | 18:00

A conversation following the screening of the film Superwomen |

(Israel, 2012, 80 minutes, Hebrew and Russian, subtitles in Hebrew and English)

Yael Kipper and Ronen Zaretsky’s film follows five female cashiers in a Tel Aviv supermarket—their daily struggle and their friendship.

For the film’s page in Docustream


Ronna Brayer-Garb, co-director of the Feminism and Gender area and of the Intellectual Incubator for Documentary Filmmaking at the Van Leer Jerusalem Institute
Yulia Shevchenko, doctoral candidate, the Institutes for Desert Research at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev. Her research focuses on multiple marginalities of women from the former Soviet Union in the Israeli labor market.
Yael Wolfenson, head of the education and welfare branch of Koach LaOvdim—Democratic Workers’ Organization
Yael Kipper and Ronen Zaretsky, the film’s directors

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