Jerusalem Film Festival

Raymonde El Bidaoia

  • Documentary

  • Country of production: Israel

  • Year of production: 2020

  • Length: 78 minutes

  • Language: Hebrew, Arabic, French


Director: Yael Abecassis

Producers: Hillel Roseman, Yael Abecassis

Cinematographers: Yoram Millo, Lillia Sellami

Editor: Tal Rabiner

Participant: Raymonde Abecassis


Armed with a camera, Yael Abecassis followed her mother—legendary Moroccan singer Raymonde—in an attempt to understand and redefine their relationship. Transposed and transformed, Mother and daughter remain entwined, bound by guilt, admiration, pain, and above all—limitless love and music.