The Beetle (#309)
Director Yishai Orian, the owner of an old Volkswagen Beetle, is about to become a father. His mechanic says that the car will not last long, while his wife complains that the car is unsuitable for a baby. Attempting to keep his beloved car, Yishai goes on a journey that begins with the previous owners of the Beetle, continues to Jordan to renovate the old car and ends with the birth of his first child. The exciting, funny, sad and intimate memories of the Beetle's previous owners blend with the director's personal story. [56 minutes]
This episode has not aired in the past few months on Iowa Public Television.
Series Description: A new international independent documentary series from the Independent Television Service (ITVS), GLOBAL VOICES samples the best of international documentary. In its premiere season, the series features five all-new global docs and 21 notable international documentaries that have previously aired on PBS in other forums.
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