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Screening of Israeli Film "Metzitzim" (Peeping Toms) (Updated 1/22/14)

Abramson Family Founders Room, SIS Building

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Jan
29

Metzitzim ("Peeping Toms") is a 1972 Israeli comedy that has become a cult film. It follows an aging hippie on the Tel Aviv beach as he goes about the business of day to day living, and eavesdropping on his friend's romantic liaisons. The film stars the director, Uri Zohar, as the hippie and Arik Einstein as his friend, a guitar player who dreams of building a night club. Einstein died in November 2013 and is widely regarded as the greatest and most influential Israeli musician and singer of all time. Running length: 90 minutes.

Professor Dan Chyutin (Israeli Identities in Film) will answer questions following the film.

RSVP Required:
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Type:
Film/Movie
Host:
Center for Israel Studies
Contact:
Laura Cutler

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202-885-3780

Event Website:
http://www.american.edu/cas/israelstudies/news.cfm