However, the other members of his tightly knit community are too pre-occupied with reassessing and reaffirming their faith to help Shmuel.
The film is called ‘Kriah’ and explores how Shiva is, in itself, projection of the loss an individual feels after the death of a loved one; The film is a spiritual meditation on Judaic mourning and practises in a modern world.
Unpaid – this is a collaboration opportunity
Collaborations should create mutual benefit and are usually amateur, student or 'Time for Print' projects.
Shmuel Coen is an Observant Jewish man in his Early to Mid 60s. He is quiet and reserved preferring introspection and faith over a disagreement. His placid nature between his professional career as an Audiologist is much the same as his attitude in his personal life. However, his agreeable nature is challenged following the death of his son Sammy. Whilst the two weren’t close, Shmuel is committed to laying his son to rest in the same Jewish cemetery that his late-wife was.
Male, aged 50 to 70
- Ethnicity: Mediterranean, Middle Eastern , White / Caucasian
Applications closed 2 October 2020.