40 Brattle Street
RSVP: Boston Israeli Film Festival
Join us for the Massachusetts Premiere of Israeli documentary, I WAS NOT BORN A MISTAKE.
Yiscah Smith was living as an ultra-Orthodox married man with six children and deep ties in the community before coming out as a gay man and leaving Israel. Only once she was back in the US, did Yiscah come out as trans and take her current name. It took twenty years for her to return to Israel, where she became a religious educator and spiritual mentor. The film reveals her incredible journey to self-acceptance, compassion and, finally, to home.
Directors: Rachel Rusinek and Eyal Ben Moshe
Documentary, 2019, Israel, 52 min
English and Hebrew with subtitles
Saturday, February 8, 7:30 PM at Brattle Theatre