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This edition: Ajami

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Episode Details

First aired: January 18, 2014.

(2009/Israel, 120 min., color, drama, in Hebrew with English subtitles) Directors: Scandar Copti and Yaron Shani. Cast: Fouad Habash, Nisrine Rihan, Elias Saba. In the teeming Jaffa neighborhood of Ajami, where Israeli Arabs, Christians, Jews and Palestinians struggle to co-exist, five intertwining stories are told, including those of Dando, an Israeli cop looking for his missing brother; Omar, an Israeli Arab courting a Christian girl; and Malek, an illegal Palestinian immigrant trying to earn enough cash to pay for his mother’s operation. Nominated for an Oscar for Best Foreign Language Film. Distrib.: Lee Krugman & Associates. Discussion guest: Isaac Zablocki, Israel Film Center.

Guest List

Isaac Zablocki Israeli Film Center