Screening of Israeli film "Ballad of the Weeping Spring" (Balada La'Aviv Haboche, 2012, 105 minutes) by director Benny Toraty. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. The screening will be followed by a discussion with Professor Dan Chyutin, Schusterman Visiting Israeli Film-Maker. This film won 4 Israeli Oscars (Ophir Awards) and is about about musicians, the baggage they carry, and their struggle …more
American University presents a one-day symposium on "Israel and Water: Scarcity, Innovation and Cooperation." The symposium will cover issues of the science of water, technology innovations to address water stress, and the politics of water. The symposium is hosted by the Center for Israel Studies and co-sponsored by the Department of Environmental Science (CAS), Global Environmental Politics …more
The Center for Israel Studies hosts the screening of Israeli film, "My Father, My Lord" (73 minutes, in Hebrew with English Subtitles) followed by a talkback with Schusterman Visiting Israeli Film Professor, Dan Chyutin. My Father My Lord is a 2007 Israeli film directed by David Volach, a former Israeli Haredi. It won the Founder's Award for Best Narrative Film at the Tribeca Film Festival.