Film Series: The Ballad of the Weeping Spring

2012. Israel. Dir: Benny Toraty. With Uri Gavriel, Dudu Tassa. 106 min.

 

Two decades after a tragic car crash, lute player Yosef must get his band back together to play an unperformed symphony and fulfill the wishes of a dying friend. This “Falafel Western” – a sort of musical Magnificent Seven – has been hailed for its style and outstanding soundtrack. Speaker: Laura Blum, film critic.

Tonight / 8 p.m. / Goldsmith Family Cinema / Free