The Mandel JCC's Leonard Krieger Cleveland Jewish FilmFest - Missing FatherDocumentary, Israel, 2009, 86 minutes
Hebrew with subtitles
Director: Yair Elazar
Sunday, October 17 ē 7 pm ē Shaker Square CinemasThirty years after the death of Lieutenant General David Elazar (Dado), his son Yair takes a journey in his fatherís footsteps. He yearns to understand the myth shrouding his fatherís memory and to overcome the anger toward his father for putting the army first. Through archival materials, photographs, audio tapes and letters, Yair makes his father come alive. He ultimately discovers that telling his fatherís story has helped him understand himself.
Sponsors: 2010 FilmFest Committee
Q&A will follow screening