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.
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.
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||Hebrew with English subtitles
||Oren Giladi, Coral Amarani, Eden Adler, Mekonan Abeba, Elon Kohan