Israel/Palestine in Eyal Sivan’s Cinematography - Izkor: Slaves of Memory (1990)
Film Screening followed by discussion with Gabriel Piterberg, UCLA
Thursday, November 01, 20126:00 PM
Los Angeles, CA 90095
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.
Cost : Free and Open to the Public