Preview screening. With gratitude to The Leir Foundation and the Jerusalem Municipality.
Ladj Ly’s début film, which won the Grand Jury Prize at Cannes, follows a Paris police special crimes unit operating in one of the city’s most sensitive districts. A botched arrest leads to a battle the between police and raging citizens.
The beautiful yet tragic love story between Leonard Cohen and his Norwegian muse Marianne Ihlen. The film follows their relationship from the early days of 1960s, a humble time of ‘free love’ and open marriage, to how their love evolved when Leonard became a successful musician.