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28th Toronto Jewish Film Festival TJFF2020 Part two: October 22 - November 1

My Name is Ahmad Ani Ahmad


Screening Information

June 2

Film Details

Country Israel
Year 1966
Running Time 14 MIN
Language Hebrew
Subtitles English
Director Avshalom Katz
Theme Israel

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As we premiere Dead of Jaffa, the latest film from veteran Israeli director Ram Loevy, TJFF offers you the chance to see his groundbreaking 1966 short film. Directed by Avshalom Katz and produced by Ram Loevy, this influential and moving film was the first time Israeli cinema centred on the plight of an Arab protagonist. The filmmakers follow an Arab manual labourer who heads to Tel Aviv for work, and reflect on his struggles and alienation in the city. A poetic and vital document from pre-1967 Israel.

Presentation Details

Zoom Q & A With Producer Ram Loevy to take place on Wed June 3rd at 1pm

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