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28th Toronto Jewish Film Festival TJFF2020 Fall Edition: October 22 - November 1



Screening Information

Toronto Premiere
October 23 - October 24

Film Details

Countries United States, Israel
Year 2020
Running Time 72 MIN
Languages English, Hebrew
Subtitles English
Director Dani Menkin

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Spotted playing basketball in Harlem in 1976, African-American Aulcie Perry was recruited to play for Maccabi Tel Aviv. Within a year, he led the team to its first European Championships, converted to Judaism and became an Israeli citizen. Off the court, his relationship with model Tami Ben Ami made him a hit with the Israeli press. Filmmakers Dani Menkin (Dolphin Boy) and Nancy Spielberg (Above and Beyond) bring us an inspiring documentary that traces the meteoric rise and fall of an Israeli basketball legend.

Presentation Details

Zoom Q & A With Director Dani Menkin to take place on Tuesday October 27th at 7pm
Co-presented With
Review As close to perfection as any film I have seen in quite some time. Whether you love or hate basketball, this is a 5-star documentary! - Selig Film News

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