CF Summer Film Festival: To Die in Jerusalem

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Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Events > 2017 > August > CF Summer Film Festival: To Die in Jerusalem

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Created by Lynn Spencer

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

6:30pm – CF Summer Film Festival: “Why Can’t We Live Together?”
Sponsored by Lisa Sette Gallery

To Die in Jerusalem

Phoenix Art Museum – Whiteman Hall

This event is open to the public.  Admission is free.

Ever since seventeen-year-old Rachel Levy, an Israeli, was killed years ago in Jerusalem by a Palestinian suicide bomber, her mother Abigail has never found peace.  Levy’s killer was Ayat al-Akhras, also seventeen, a schoolgirl from a Palestinian refugee camp several miles away.  The two young women looked unbelievably alike.  To Die in Jerusalem unabashedly explores the Palestinian-Israeli conflict through the personal loss of two families, culminating in an emotionally charged meeting between the mothers of the girls – reflecting the conflict as seen through their eyes.  But some emotional chasms are too large to cross.

Not Rated, 76 minutes
Language: Arabic, English, Hebrew
English subtitles

The CF Summer Film Festival is generously sponsored by Lisa Sette Gallery.

Click here to make your online reservation. Your reservation secures a general seat in Whiteman Hall.  (It does not secure an assigned seat.)  Early arrival recommended for best seating selections.  Walk-ins will be accepted the night of the film if seats are still available.

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