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Thu, May 23, 2024

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10th Annual Israeli Film Festival  (Movie / Film)

Come join us for the last night of our annual Israeli Film Festival. Please note this year's new event location in Wells Hall B-122.

7:00 pm
"Shattered Rhymes" (2014)
Director: Sami Shalom Chetrit
67 minutes. Hebrew and Arabic, with English subtitles.
This documentary film is a portrait of Israeli poet Erez Bitton, whose blindness has afforded him a unique window on to Israel's society, culture, and politics. "Shattered Rhymes" is a celebration of beautiful cinematography, Moroccan music, and exciting poetry. The screening will feature an introduction and Q & A session with director Sami Shalom Chetrit, renowned Moroccan-born Israeli poet, author, and film maker.

IFF 2015 Festival Coordinator: Marc Bernstein
IFF 2015 Film Committee: Ariana Mentzel and Ronen Steinberg

We would like to thank our co-sponsors for their generous support: Asian Studies Center, College of Arts and Letters, College of Social Science, Congregation Shaarey Zedek, Department of English, Department of History,
Department of Linguistics & Languages, Global Studies, Greater Lansing Jewish Welfare Federation, Hadassah Lansing, Hillel Student Center, James Madison College, Kehillat Israel Congregation, Muslim Studies Program, Residential College in the Arts and Humanities, and Elliott A. Spoon.

Location: Wells Hall B-122 [map]
Price: All movies are free and open to the public.
Sponsor: Jewish Studies
Contact: Jewish Studies
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