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Feature Film "Gei Oni" (Valley of Fortitude) (2010)

Film screening and conversation with Director Dan Wolman

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hillel at UCLA, Spiegel Auditorium (3rd floor)
574 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90024

Based on a novel by Shulamit Lappid, this feature film, by well-known Israeli director, Dan Wolman, is an historical epic that weaves the story of the first wave of European Jewish immigration to Israel with an unusual love story between Fania, a decisive young Russian immigrant, and Yechiel, a native Jew.

"Fascinating...Wolman is the proclaimed troubadour of Israeli Cinema" -  Ha'aretz

A conversation with the Dan Wolman will follow the screening.

NOTE: Film will be shown with English subtitles.

 


Cost : Free and open to the public

israel@international.ucla.edu

Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, Hillel at UCLA, Dortot Center for Creativity in the Arts

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