Feature Film "Gei Oni" (Valley of Fortitude) (2010)
Film screening and conversation with Director Dan Wolman
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Hillel at UCLA, Spiegel Auditorium (3rd floor)
574 Hilgard Avenue
Based on a novel by Shulamit Lappid, this feature film, by well-known Israeli director, Dan Wolman, is an historical epic that weaves the story of the first wave of European Jewish immigration to Israel with an unusual love story between Fania, a decisive young Russian immigrant, and Yechiel, a native Jew.
"Fascinating...Wolman is the proclaimed troubadour of Israeli Cinema" - Ha'aretz
A conversation with the Dan Wolman will follow the screening.
NOTE: Film will be shown with English subtitles.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Sponsor(s): Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for Israel Studies, Center for Jewish Studies, Hillel at UCLA, Dortot Center for Creativity in the Arts