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Film: On The Side of The Road

Thursday, November 24, 2016 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

| $5

1948 Nakba – Israel’s biggest taboo

Former West Bank settler Lia Tarachansky looks at Israelis’ collective amnesia of the fateful events of 1948 when the state of Israel was born and most of the Palestinians became refugees. She follows the transformation of Israeli veterans trying uncover their denial of the war that changed the region forever. Tarachansky then turns the camera on herself and travels back to her settlement where that historical erasure gave birth to a new generation, blind and isolated from its surroundings. Attempting to shed a light on the country’s biggest taboo, she is met with outrage and violence. Director Lia Tarachansky attending for Q&A.

Co-sponsored by Holy Blossom Temple Young Professionals.

Lia Tarachansky / Israel – Palestine / 2013 / 82 min / English – Hebrew- Arabic – S.T. English

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Need to know:
– Doors open at 6:50
– $5 (suggested minimum)
– Accessible on demand via portable ramp; washrooms not accessible
– Please avoid using strong-scented products due to sensitivities

Tasty refreshments (non-alcoholic) with Zatoun oliveoil+za’atar dipping.