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Saturday, March 7, 2015, 8:00pm | International House
This dark comedy follows the story of an elderly man named Yehezkel (Ze’ev Revach) and his friends who construct an euthanasia machine to help a dying friend. Once word gets around the retirement community that one can die quickly, painlessly, and on their own terms, they are flooded with requests. The film deals with the emotional and ethical dilemmas of assisted suicide with humor, delicacy, and compassion. Nominated for 13 Israeli Film Academy Awards, including Best Actor (Ze’ev Revach), The Farewell Party showcases a dream cast of septuagenarians. More information and tickets >>
2015 Season Homepage - Magic Men
Sunday, March 8, 2015, 7:00pm | International House
An estranged father and son – a 78-year-old Greek Holocaust survivor and a newly Orthodox Hasidic rapper – find themselves together on a road trip to locate a life-saving magician from the father’s past. The occasionally absurd journey takes this disjointed duo from Israel to Greece, ultimately forcing the two men to confront their relationship. From directors Guy Nattiv (The Flood) and Erez Tadmor (A Matter of Size) comes a beautiful collaboration about love, life, and forgiveness.  More information and tickets >>