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On Loyalty in Culture

Following the screening, a conversation between director Daniel Wachsmann and Prof. Hillel Cohen, Hebrew University Jerusalem

Acre Dreams

Dir.: Daniel Wachsmann
| 77 minutes

A Palestinian theater director directs an autobiographical play in the mixed Jewish-Arab city of Acre. The play takes place in 1947, and tells a love story between his grandmother and the last Jewish resident who remained in the city during the war of 1948. The play comes under threat.

Speaker (in Heb.): Noam Zitzman (30 min.)

Tickling Giant

Dir.: Sara Taksler
| 111 minutes

Through the story of courageous Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian John Stewart, Tickling Giants chronicles the upheaval of Egypt in 2011 and the struggle for its essence. This is a fascinating personal and national portrait that should not be missed.

Leto

Dir.: Kirill Serebrennikov
| 126 minutes

A musical drama that traces Soviet musician Viktor Tsoy’s attempts to make it to the top while facing cultural and personal challenges. The film premiered at Cannes in the absence of the director who has been under house arrest since August 2017. 

The Kurds in Turkey: Between Assimilation and Resistance

Speaker (in Heb.): Dr. Tsameret Levy-Daphny (30 min.)

Bakur (North)

Dir.: Çayan Demirel, Ertugrul Mavioglu
| 92 minutes

An intimate documentation of the reality of the PKK, the Kurdish underground - from daily tasks to ideological questions. When the Turkish Ministry of Culture banned its screening in the Istanbul FF, the scandal that erupted caused the film and the Kurdish cause to make headlines. 

Tickling Giant

Dir.: Sara Taksler
| 111 minutes

Through the story of courageous Bassem Youssef, the Egyptian John Stewart, Tickling Giants chronicles the upheaval of Egypt in 2011 and the struggle for its essence. This is a fascinating personal and national portrait that should not be missed.