Haolimpiada Harishona Shel Ima (1997)

Genres - History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Illnesses & Disabilities, Sports  |   Run Time - 53 min.  |   Countries - Israel  |  
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In this Israeli documentary, director Ran Carmeli narrates and tells the story of his mother, librarian Tami Carmeli, who began to lose her sight at age 40 but nevertheless embarked on a new career as a massage therapist. She also became an expert at lawn bowling for the blind, reigned as the Israeli champion, and attended the Atlanta Para-Olympics for the disabled. Music includes Leonard Cohen's "Hallelujah." Shown at the 1997 Haifa Film Festival.