Shalom of Safed



Directed by: Daniel Doron

(28 mins) Shalom of Safed was a humble watchmaker who lived in Safed in the Galilee. At the age of fifty-eight, he began to paint and was almost immediately acclaimed as a great and unique folk artist. This video presents the artist at work and explores the scope and detail of his paintings, as well as the spiritual and physical sources of his inspiration.