Sephardic Winter Film on April 4

Sephardic Winter Film Series

 

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April 4, 2017.  The Ballad of the Weeping Spring.  Musical instruments take the place of guns and an Iranian symphony takes the place of a gun fight in this clever, emotional homage to The Magnificent Seven.  In this drama, a dying man’s last wish sends his oldest friend, Tawila, on a grand adventure to find the best symphony players around for a final performance of “The Ballad of Weeping Spring.”  But will a guilty secret undo all of Tawila’s hard work?  Winner of 4 Israeli Academy Awards, plus 5 nominations including Best Film, and winner Best Music at Jerusalem Film Festival.

Hebrew with subtitles, 105 minutes, 2012, Film by Benny Toraty, Discussion speaker: Charles Levy

Congregation Ahavath Achim
3225 SW Barbur Blvd.
Portland, OR 97239

Admission and Desserts are Free!

Sponsors: Renee Ferrera, Charles & Jo Levy, Richard & Judi Matza, Albert J. & Esther Menashe, Michael Menashe, Ron & Pam Sidis, Eve Stern & Les Gutfreund, The Jewish Federation of Greater Portland, and Portland NCSY

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