When the Smoke Clears: A Story of Brotherhood, Resilience and Hope
Directed by Rebecca Shore
Young Israeli soldiers forge a new identity and rebuild their lives after sustaining serious injury during service. Through reaching out to those in need, they discover renewed meaning and healing in giving to others. From the creators of Netflix-featured “Beneath The Helmet” and PBS-featured “Israel Inside,” this film reveals powerful, inspirational stories that show us how, by overcoming adversity, we can become heroes in our own lives and in the lives of others. The film includes several animated scenes of battle. Viewer discretion advised.
GI Film Festival San Diego Award
Best Documentary Feature
Rebecca Shore served as a writer for the acclaimed PBS-featured documentary Israel Inside: How a Small Nation Makes a Big Difference. She also served as the producer and writer of Netflix-featured Beneath the Helmet: From High School to the Home Front; the director and producer of Mekonen: the Journey of an African Jew; and writer of Hummus! The Movie. She is also an artist and lecturer.