Doron Eran; 2011; Israel; 86 min.; in Hebrew, with English subtitles
Melting Away is a powerful, groundbreaking Israeli film about a teen and her family’s struggle to find understanding and acceptance as she searches for gender authenticity.
The film stars Hen Yanni, nominated for an Israeli Oscar, and has been the winner of the Audience Choice Award for Best Feature at the 2013 Seattle and Boston Jewish film festivals. This groundbreaking drama explores the depths of family ties and the meaning of forgiveness.
Contains scenes of violence.