Om Paper Dolls
You know, Yossi, we couldnt dress like this in the Philippines? wear earrings, dye our hair, put on make up, lipstick. Its forbidden.??In Tel Aviv, Israel, a group of Filipino immigrants work as live-in carers for elderly Orthodox Jewish men. Six days a week they provide dedicated support to their employers. But on the seventh day they transform into a homespun, sassy musical drag act. Meet the Paper Dolls!An extraordinary true story exploring an unlikely collision of cultures and the universal desire to find home.Based on Tomer Heymanns award-winning documentary of the same name, Paper Dolls explores changing patterns of global immigration and expanding notions of family through the prism of a community of Filipino transvestites who live illegally in Israel.