Los Angeles Film Premiere of Through the Eye of the Needle: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz
a film by Nina Shapiro-Perl
Los Angeles Jewish Film Festival - Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills (CA)
May 08, 2012
Through the Eye of the Needle: The Art of Esther Nisenthal Krinitz, directed by Nina Shapiro-Perl, will be followed by Violins in Wartime an Israeli documentary directed by Yael Katzir and produced by Dan Katzir.
Violins in Wartime is set against the backdrop of the second Lebanon war in the summer of 2006, the film portrays the perseverance of a remarkable group of musicians master artists and students who continue teaching and practicing violin in spite of the ongoing conflict. The artists struggle to keep worry at bay and to maintain sanity through music. The film is a rare document portraying aspects of Israeli life seldom seen in the media, in which the violin becomes a symbol of abiding Jewish-Israeli resilience.
Q&A with Dan Katzir and Judea Pearl to follow.
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