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Monday, February 12, 2018 at 7:00pm to 8:30pm
At a time when Israel and Egypt were at war and there were only a few television channels to choose from, families across Israel gathered in their homes on Friday nights to watch old Arab-language classics. This documentary asks, How did Israeli television obtain these films and why were they shown?
A talkback with Director, Eyal Sagui-Bizawi to follow the film viewing.
Runtime: 60 minutes
Directors: Sara Tsifroni and Eyal Sagui Bizawi
Interview with Directors: https://tinyurl.com/y9sod44l
Sponsored by the Department of Near Eastern Studies, Jewish Studies Program and with co-sponsorship from Cornell Cinema. And with generous support from the Hope and Eli Hurowitz Fund.