Gett: The Trial of Viviane Amsalem
Date: October 11, 2015Time: 7:30 pm - 12:00 am
Cedar Lee Theatre
Directors: Ronit & Shlomi Elkabetz • Israel, France & Germany • 2014 • Hebrew & French with English subtitles •116 minutes
A grueling recounting of the dissolution of a turbulent Moroccan-Jewish marriage unfolds over a protracted period as lawyers and witnesses provide evidence as grounds for granting a divorce. As humiliating postponements increasingly erode Viviane’s dignity and freedom, her impatience erupts.
Israel’s official submission for the Best Foreign Language Oscar was nominated for 12 Israeli Academy Awards, winning Best Film and Best Supporting Actor for Sasson Gabai.
Immediately after the film join us next door at Heights Arts for a Film Schmooze. Light refreshments will be served.
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Sponsor: Peterman Family Arts & Culture Fund and Ted Rudolph Family & Jennie Greenberg Memorial Fund