Women Of Valor

Jerusalem Film Festival

Ultra-Orthodox women are forbidden to run for Israeli parliament. One woman is determined to change this historic ban. Fighting against her own community with her friends, brings a huge personal price, but Esty Shushan won't stop until she achieves equal rights for 600,000 women.

Producer: Anna Somershaf, Tal Barda


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Production Company: Na Productions
Duration: 77 min. ,50 min.
Date of Release: 9/2021
Country of Production: Israel

Shooting Format: HD
Language: Hebrew
Subtitles: English

Festivals & Awards

  • Lisbon Docs pitching/2018

  • CoPro Pitching/2019

  • IDFAcademy/2019

  • DocLab-Docaviv 2020
    Rough cut

  • Jerusalem Film Festival World premiere 2021

Involved Broadcasters

Channel 8, Israel

Involved Institutions and Other Financiers

Makor Foundation for Israeli Films, Gesher Multicultural Film Fund, The Israeli Lottery Council for Culture and Arts, The Avi Chai Foundation, US Embassy Israel

World Sales

Anais Clanet - Reservoir Docs


Current Affairs, Human Interest / Social Issues, Jewish Topics, Personal Stories, Politics, Portrait, Religion, Social Issues, Women Stories