Posts tagged ‘israel’
Opening Date: October 11, 2013
Runs until October 26, 2013.
Tickets: Ksh. 500. ǀ Special rates for Students with ID Ksh. 300.
Apples from the Desert is an award winning play written by Savyon Liebrecht. It’s set in Israel and it’s a romantic comedy dealing with freedom; religious freedom, career choice, romance and all sorts of freedom that a young lady with a strict dad and suppressed mother craves.
Public Lecture: Facing special Challenges – the Israeli Supreme Court, Dec. 18 2012 @ University of Nairobi
Date: December 18, 2012
Venue: 8-4-4 Hall, University of Nairobi
Time: 3 pm
Speaker: Justice Eliezer Rivlin, former deputy president Israeli Supreme Court
Commentary: Hon (Dr.) Willy Mutunga – Chief Justice/President – Supreme Court of Kenya
For more info: UoN website
ISRAELI FILM FESTIVAL
Presented by the Embassy of the State of Israel
23 – 27 June 2010 at the Alliance Française auditorium
JELLY FISH (Meduzot)
by Shira Geffen & Etgar Keret (2007 – 1h18)
Wed. 23 June 6pm
Winner of the Golden Camera and SACD Screenwriting Awards at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival.
The stories of three different women living in modern Tel Aviv. Each of these stories follows its own zigzagging, bittersweet path, and their intersections suggest important themes and subtle motifs. This is a movie about the gulf between parents and children, between lovers, between friends and even between adults and the children they wish they could still be.
LOST ISLANDS (Iim Avudim)
by Reshef Levy (2004 – 1h43)
Thu. 24 June 6pm
4 Wins and 10 Nominations at the 2008 Israeli Film Academy Awards.
The Levis, a large family with a unique lifestyle, live in a rather naive State of Israel. Mr. Levi lectures his children on the importance of fulfilling their dreams, while his wife preaches absolute family loyalty. Their twin boys fall in love with the new girl in town. When Erez, our hero, is drafted into an army commando unit, he unwittingly exchanges life dreams with his twin brother, who stays. Can Erez challenge destiny?
THE BAND’S VISIT (Bikur Ha-Tizmoret)
by Eran Kolirin (2008 – 1h27)
Fri. 25 June 6pm
Winner of the FIPRESCI Prize at the 2007 Cannes Film Festival and Best Foreign Independent Film Award at the British Independent Film Awards.
The film is a subtle, heartfelt, and humane work that goes a long way towards dissolving the incredibly complex cultural divide in the Middle East. An Egyptian band travels to Petach Tikva but accidentally ends up in the small town of Bet Hatikva. They find shelter at a restaurant run by the pretty Dina and a romantic bond develops between Dina and the band leader. The film follows individual band members’ attempts to be good guests as they interact with the locals.
by Joseph Cedar (2007 – 2h10)
Sat. 26 June 4pm
Winner of the Silver Bear Award for Best Director at the 2007 Berlin International Film Festival and nominated for Best Foreign Language Film Oscar at the 2008 Academy Awards.
Beaufort tells the story of Liraz Liberti, the 22 year-old outpost commander, and his troops in the months before Israel pulled out of Lebanon. This is not a story of war, but of retreat. This is a story with no enemy, only an amorphous entity that drops bombs from the skies while terrified young soldiers must find a way to cary out their mission until their very last minutes on that mountain top.
WALK ON WATER (LaLehet Al HaMayim)
by Eytan Foxr (2004 – 1h43)
Sun. 27 June 4pm
Nominated for Best Foreign Film at the 2006 Cesar Awards.
Eyal is a successful Mossad special agent. When his wife commits suicide, Eyal is thrown into a mental tailspin. His latest assignment finds him playing tour guide for two German siblings whose Nazi grandfather may or may not still be alive. Pia has left her homeland and family out of shame for what her grandfather did, while Alex is an easygoing liberal whose open-mindedness challenge’s Eyal’s values.