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The Queen of Rebetiko: My Sweet Canary

Documentary Feature

Roy Sher

Greece Israel | 2011 | 90 mins

Greek English Turkish Hebrew Ladino

with English subtitles


The story of three young musicians from Greece, Turkey, and Israel who embark on a musical journey to tell the story of Greece’s best-known and best-loved Rebetiko singer, Roza Eskenazi, a woman who sang the way she lived: with passion, fire, and love.

Director's Bio

Roy Sher is a producer and director of Fiction and Documentaries films.
Born in 1977 in the city of Haifa, Israel, Roy studied at the Tel Aviv University film and TV department, in which he had directed a number of short Fiction and Documentary films. Roy is operating from the Mediterranean city of Haifa, in which he had produced and directed the award winning short fiction film ‘MAZAL’, starring the acclaimed actress and winner of the best actress award at the 2005 Cannes Film Festival, Hana Laszlo, which have won 5 international award for best short film and has participated in over 40 international film festivals.
Roy Sher is a member of the Israeli Director’s union and the Israeli Documentary Filmmakers’ Forum, the film ‘My Sweet Canary’ is his debut Feature Film.

Screening Schedule

April 05th
8:00 PM
CJH Auditorium