September 20, 2010 — Award-winning Israeli filmmaker Asher Tlalim will present a film screening and lecture as part of the Middle East Center’s 50th anniversary celebration. The two-day event will take place September 22 to 23 and will include free film screenings and lectures. All events are free and open to the public. See below for a complete agenda.
Tlalim’s Lecture “Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Israeli Cinema: A Filmmaker’s View” will take place Thursday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. in the Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, room 101, on the University of Utah campus. The feature film screening of Galoot will be held that evening at 7 p.m. at the Broadway Theater, 111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City, followed by a Q & A with Tlalim.
As a director and filmmaker, Tlalim has been screenwriter, editor and director of most of his films. His films have been shown in the Berlin FF, Montreal, Hamptons, Chicago, Hollywood and many other film festivals. Among his many awards, he received the Israeli Academy Award for Don’t Touch my Holocaust and the Wolgin Prize for Galoot, Exile in Hebrew.
The films and discussions are presented by the University of Utah’s Middle East Center and co-sponsored by The Salt Lake Film Society.
Wednesday Sept. 22
Short Film Double Feature: Hitchhikers (1998) and The Missing Picture (1989)
6:30 p.m., Goodwill Humanitarian Building, Room 155
Thursday, Sept. 23
Lecture “Trauma, Memory, and Identity in Israeli Cinema: A Filmmaker’s View”
2 p.m., Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building, Room 101
Feature Film screening Galoot (2003) followed by Q&A session with Tlalim
7 p.m., Broadway Theater, 111 East Broadway, Salt Lake City