Parasite by Proxy 2023
Parasite by Proxy explores the Crypto Jews of Mashhad. Marginalised in Persia, some migrated to Palestine. Eventually they had a majority status as Jews - the guest became the host. The filmmaker integrates this inherited double identity - victim/benefactor, host/parasite.
Aitan Ebrahimoff (1991) is an artist filmmaker based in Amsterdam. His short films combine speculation, documentary and science fiction. With a media design practice he blurs the line between video art and cinema, building hybrid realities with human and non-human actors.