Action, drama, comedy. Conflicts, dialogs, tragedies. Laughter, hatred, love. The attributes of a good film are also that of the day-to-day life in Israel.
In 2008, the Israeli cinema woke up from a 20-year-long nap and for the past 6 years, 6 Israeli films were nominated for an Oscar. Please join me for the Israeli Film Series, a screening of some of the best, new-released Israeli films. The popcorn is my treat.
Out in the Dark
March 19 * 7pm
Nimer, an ambitious Palestinian student in the West Bank, dreams of a better life. One fateful night in Tel Aviv, he meets Roy, an Israeli lawyer, and the two fall in love. As their relationship deepens, they are both confronted with the harsh realities of a Palestinian society that refuses to accept Nimer for his sexual identity, and an Israeli society that rejects him for his nationality. When Nimerʼs close friend is caught hiding illegally in Tel Aviv and sent back to the West Bank and meets a terrible fate, Nimer is forced to choose between the life he thought he wanted and his love for Roy.