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Florida Premiere

Beneath the Helmet

Directed by Wayne Kopping

Israel | 85 minutes | 2014

Hebrew with English subtitles

While their counterparts in the United States are enrolling in college after high school, Israeli teenagers are drafted into a 2-3 year military service as a part of their duty to their country and rite of passage. Beneath the Helmet goes behind-the-scenes detailing the lives of five of these new recruits, sharing their personal stories, dreams, fears, and demonstrating how they put their lives on the line to protect their families and defend their homeland.
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Wayne Kopping has directed and edited a number of award-winning films including the PBS documentary Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference. Wayne’s work has been featured on CNN Headline News, Fox News, New York Times, and countless other publications.
Director Wayne Kopping
Countries of Production Israel
Year of Presentation 2014
Language(s) Hebrew with English subtitles
Premiere Status Florida Premiere
Runtime 85 minutes
Principal Cast Oren Giladi, Coral Amarani, Eden Adler, Mekonan Abeba, Elon Kohan
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