Watch CHILDREN OF THE SUN Tonight on the Sundance Channel

Posted on July 20, 2009
"CHILDREN OF THE SUN explores the era’s ideals, failures and legacy as it interweaves archival home movies, children’s songs, other rare recordings of kibbutz life from 1930-1980, as well as poignant interviews with the now-grown 'Children of the Sun,' some of his family members and their friends." - Jewish Tribune In the 1920s and 30s, tens of thousands of children were born on an Israeli kibbutz and raised as part of a social experiment to create a new and improved human. The film traces the "Children of the Sun" from their birth through their growth as members of the Zionist elite and to the crisis that weakened the kibbutz movement. Watch a preview below: CHILDREN OF THE SUN airs tonight, July 20, at 9:00 PM on the Sundance Channel (check local listings). Director Ran Tal recently discussed how he became interested in the topic on Beyond the Box Blog. Read his Q&A >>


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