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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 7:00 PM
Dir. Dir. Ori Sivan | Israel | 2016 | 97 min. | Mature Audiences | DCP
In Hebrew with English subtitles
 
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A contemporary adaptation of the biblical tale of Abraham, Sarah, and Hagar, set in the world of the Jerusalem Philharmonic Orchestra. Conductor Abraham and his wife Sarah are unable to conceive. Hagar, a French Arab orchestra member, offers to be the surrogate mother. Backed by a beautiful musical score, the drama gets complicated when the child learns the true identity of his mother.

Winner: Best Cinematography & Lia Van Leer Jewish Heritage awards at the Jerusalem Film Festival. Nominated: Five Israeli Academy Awards.

Hosted by NowGen Nashville and West End Synagogue

SPECIAL GUEST: Cantor Sarah Levine, West End Synagogue

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