Israeli-Canadian filmmaker gives Jewish state’s minorities a major role
A maverick filmmaker, Hecht considers himself progressive on many issues, conservative on others. Insisting he’s not dogmatic, he’s quick to express an opinion, regardless if it flies in the face of conventional wisdom.
‘My Home’ offers a deeply personal dive into the Israeli minority experience
The film opens with Middle Eastern music, while a statement read in English informs viewers about minorities in Israel. The words are presented in white letters against a black background, suggesting that the statement is black and white—or to put it another way, factual.