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Film: Waltz with Bashir

Film: Waltz with Bashir

Date and Time:

Wednesday, March 14, 2012
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Location:

  • 142 Lake Huron Hall

Description:

"Waltz with Bashir" is an award-winning animated film by Israeli director, Ari Folman, about the 1982 Israeli invasion of Lebanon, in which he participated. Here's a synopsis from the official website: One night at a bar, an old friend tells director Ari Folman about a recurring nightmare in which he is chased by 26 vicious dogs. Every night, the same number of beasts. The two men conclude that theres a connection to their Israeli Army mission in the first Lebanon War of the early eighties. Ari is surprised that he cant remember a thing anymore about that period of his life. Intrigued by this riddle, he decides to meet and interview old friends and comrades around the world. He needs to discover the truth about that time and about himself. As Ari delves deeper and deeper into the mystery, his memory begins to creep up in surreal images &


Contact:

For more information about the film and about its sponsoring organization, Healing Children of Conflict (healingchildrenofconflict.org), please contact Professor David Alvarez of GVSU's English Department at alvarezd@gvsu.edu/


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