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August 2019 Events

  • Dr. Ezra Chwat – Parashat Masei
    Dr. Ezra Chwat – Parashat Masei
    07.08.201913:40 at the Library.
    The weekly Torah portion and yearly cycle, with the readers, visitors and staff of the National Library of Israel
    For more information
  • Dr. Gila Flam – Ve'ethanan / Shabbat Nachamu
    Dr. Gila Flam – Ve'ethanan / Shabbat Nachamu
    14.08.201913:40 at the Library.
    The weekly Torah portion and yearly cycle, with the readers, visitors and staff of the National Library of Israel
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Angelica
    Docu.Text | Angelica
    18.08.201911:00 Music Center Room
    The story of Angelica, the daughter of Boris Schatz
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  • Best Unkept Secret
    Best Unkept Secret
    18.08.201911:30 Berman Hall
    The gut wrenching story of an adolescent boy who discovers one day that he had been manipulated and used throughout his life by fanatic organizations
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | OPEN YOUR MOUTH
    Docu.Text | OPEN YOUR MOUTH
    18.08.201913:30 Berman Hall
    The story of Omar, Muhammad and Yazan, three 12-year-olds from Lod who are in their last year of elementary school
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | MOYNIHAN
    Docu.Text | MOYNIHAN
    18.08.201914:00 Music Center Room
    An immersive portrait of Daniel Patrick Moynihan, the ground-breaking intellectual, policy specialist, ambassador and long serving New York senator
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Endless Letterpress
    Docu.Text | Endless Letterpress
    18.08.201916:00 Berman Hall
    Will this ancient technique withstand the passage of time?
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Central Airport THF
    Docu.Text | Central Airport THF
    18.08.201917:30 Music Center Room
    Director Karim Aïnouz chooses the heroes of his film from the thousands living in the temporary settlement
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Paul Auster - What If
    Docu.Text | Paul Auster - What If
    19.08.201910:00 Berman Hall
    70 years of American history through the eyes of one of its great authors
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | The Little Things
    Docu.Text | The Little Things
    19.08.201912:00 Berman Hall
    The film follows Yudale, a religious youth from the settlements, as he experiences a crisis of faith
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | The Proposal
    Docu.Text | The Proposal
    19.08.201915:30 Music Center Room
    A famous architect and celebrated artist, a millionaire, the millionaire’s fiancé, and a conceptual artist. Between them: profound questions about copyrights, art, public exposure, and privacy
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Midnight Traveler
    Docu.Text | Midnight Traveler
    19.08.201918:30 Music Center Room
    Afghan filmmaker Hassan Fazili took his wife and their two little girls and left home, because the Taliban had threatened to kill him. They documented their journey with three smartphone cameras
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  • Docu.Text | Levantine
    Docu.Text | Levantine
    19.08.201920:30 The National Library Plaza
    She was admired and beautiful, but only few knew her during her life and even less after she had passed away. She was the first to write of Levantine and Mizrachi identities, as no one before her had done
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  • Docu.Text | Cold Case HAMMARSKJÖLD
    Docu.Text | Cold Case HAMMARSKJÖLD
    20.08.201911:00 Music Center Room
    See this film and other documentaries at the Docu.Text festival!
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Mike Wallace Is Here
    Docu.Text | Mike Wallace Is Here
    20.08.201914:10 Music Center Room
    Mike Wallace became an icon in the investigative current affairs show 60 Minutes. After almost half a century of interviews, he takes the seat of the interviewee
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  • Docu.Text| THE RABBI FROM HEZBOLLAH
    Docu.Text| THE RABBI FROM HEZBOLLAH
    20.08.201917:10 Music Center Room
    Ibrahim Yassin was born in a small village in Lebanon and was destined to follow in his father’s footsteps as a farmer and shepherd, but fate had something else in store
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  • Docu.Text | PICTURE OF HIS LIFE
    Docu.Text | PICTURE OF HIS LIFE
    20.08.201920:30 The National Library Plaza
    He swam with crocodiles and killer whales, with anacondas and with great white sharks. But one major predator has always eluded Amos Nachoum
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  • Docu.Text | LE GRAND BAL
    Docu.Text | LE GRAND BAL
    21.08.201910:00 Music Center Room
    “Dance is the boundless human desire to touch, to be close to someone, to feel excitement, to lose all inhibitions until the heart threatens to burst from your chest and leap into that of your partner’s”
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  • Dr. David Cohen-Zemach – "Material and Spirit in Moses' World"
    Dr. David Cohen-Zemach – "Material and Spirit in Moses' World"
    21.08.201913:40 at the Library.
    The weekly Torah portion and yearly cycle, with the readers, visitors and staff of the National Library of Israel
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | Gods of Molenbeek
    Docu.Text | Gods of Molenbeek
    21.08.201915:10 Music Center Room
    Aatos and Amine are growing up in Molenbeek, the notorious “jihadi hotbed” of Brussels. But the children are much more interested in the really important questions: does God exist?
    For more information
  • Docu.Text | PUTIN'S WITNESSES
    Docu.Text | PUTIN'S WITNESSES
    21.08.201917:30 Music Center Room
    When Boris Yeltsin suddenly announced his resignation from the Russian presidency, his successor Vladimir Putin was young and ambitious, but still mostly obscure. Director Vitaly Mansky was there to closely follow Putin and those around him
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  • Docu.Text | Golda
    Docu.Text | Golda
    21.08.201920:30 The National Library Plaza
    Shortly before her passing, Golda Meir was interviewed for the Israeli television. After the shooting ended the cameras kept rolling, recording an intimate talk with the first and only woman to ever rule Israel
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  • Docu.Text | The Miracle of the little prince
    Docu.Text | The Miracle of the little prince
    22.08.201911:00 Music Center Room
    A documentary about passionate translators of the book The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who fight for the preservation of their endangered languages
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  • Docu.Text | 306 Hollywood
    Docu.Text | 306 Hollywood
    22.08.201914:15 Music Center Room
    Do objects retain a spark of life from their owner after that person dies? This question catapults a dynamic brother-sister film making duo on an epic odyssey to excavate their deceased grandma Annette’s unassuming Newark home of 71 years
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  • Dr. Gabriel Wasserman – Parashat Re'eh
    Dr. Gabriel Wasserman – Parashat Re'eh
    28.08.201913:40 at the Library.
    The weekly Torah portion and yearly cycle, with the readers, visitors and staff of the National Library of Israel
    For more information
  • Free Guided Tour
    Free Guided Tour
    29.08.201911:00 at the Library.
    Free guided tours take place on every Thursday, at 11:00 A.M..
    For more information