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Israel/Palestine in Eyal Sivan’s Cinematography - Izkor: Slaves of Memory (1990)

Film Screening followed by discussion with Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA

Thursday, November 01, 2012
6:00 PM
A51 Humanities
UCLA
Los Angeles, CA 90095

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IZKOR, SLAVES OF MEMORY (1990) - Documentary, 97 minutes, color, in Hebrew with English subtitles

IZKOR, is a portrait of the Israeli society that has never been shown before, thirty days in the life of a State that lives to the rhythm of its memory. This award-winning film puts forward a passionate and severe analysis of the Hebrew state.

“IZKOR,” means "remember" in Hebrew and this film looks in depth at this imperative that is imposed on the children of Israel. In Israel during the month of April feast days and celebrations take place one after another. School children of all ages prepare to pay tribute to their country's past. The collective memory becomes a terribly efficient tool for the training of young minds.

 


Part one of a quarterly film series:

Winter 2013 - Route 181: Fragments of a Journey in Palestine-Israel (2003)

Spring 2013 - Jaffa, The Orange’s Clockwork (2009)

 


Cost : Free and Open to the Public

JohannaRomero
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www.international.ucla.edu/cnes
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