2009. Israel/Germany. Dir: Scandar Copti, Yaron Shani. With Fouad Habash. 120 min.
Part of the Ring Family Israeli Film Series
Five stories of everyday life overlap in the religiously mixed city of Ajami. This Best Foreign Oscar nominee offers a raw, nuanced examination of the tensions simmering within Israel’s Arab, Jewish, and Christian populations and the violence that can erupt when they intersect. Speaker: film critic Laura Blum.
DATE: Tonight, February 24
PLACE: CFS, Goldsmith Family Cinema