Three days of film screenings will take place on April 18, 20 and 23, as part of the Jewish Experience Film Series, which focuses on the global Jewish experience through short films, documentary, media guest speakers. All events are free and open to the public. This is a merit point event for RWU students.
This year's theme is "Arts and Culture: Storytelling Through Time."
At 2 p.m., four short films will be screened:
"Facing the Wall" | Directed by: Alamork Marsha | 27 min. Israel, 2016
"The Mute's House" | Tamar Kay, Director | 31 min. Israel, 2015
"Noam" | Adi Shinar, Director | 23 min. Israel, 2016
"Framed – The Adventures of Zion Man" | Brenda Lee Lau, Director | 16 min. USA, 2016
At 3:45 p.m., a short reception will be hed.
At 4:15 p.m., there will be a speaking program and short films will be screened. The speaking program, titled, "Transcending Boundaries," will feature guest speaker Andrew Lund, a filmmaker and entertainment lawyer.
"Mordechai" | Directed by: Benjamin Bee | 13 min. United Kingdom, 2016
"Seven Minutes" | Directed by: Assaf Machnes 14 min. Israel, 2016
"Memory Songs" | Directed by: Lucy Kaye | 12 min. United Kingdom, 2016
"Violins of Hope — Strings of the Holocaust" | Directed by: Lance Shultz | 57 min. USA/Israel, 2016
Presented in partnership with Flickers’ Rhode Island International Film Festival, the Edwin S. Soforenko Foundation, the RWU Department of Communication and Graphic Design, the RWU Feinstein College of Arts and Sciences, Dean Robert Cole, Associate Dean Roberta Adams, the RWU Film Production Collaborative, RWU Hillel, and the Spiritual Life Office.