Fall 2009

Screening of the Israeli film The Band’s Visit

(Wednesday, November 4)

PAC 001, 7:00pm

The Band’s visit is a film about  an Egyptian band which came to Israel to play at the opening of an Arab Cultural Center and by mistake arrives at an isolated village where as one of the villagers informs them, “there is no Arab culture, no Israeli culture, no culture at all”.
The film  was awarded the official Cannes Festival selection as well as 8 Israeli academy awards. It is 90 minutes with  English subtitles.

Next semester the Israel and Jewish Studies will present the Israeli Film Festival.