Previously at the ICA - Films
10 Feb 2008
Once found only in scripture and prayer, Hebrew is now the everyday language of Israel. Here, poets, writers, singers and actors speak of the relationship between Hebrew and the languages of their childhood.
The screening will be followed by a conversation between the filmmaker, Nurit Aviv and psychoanalyst Rosine Perelberg.
Nurith Aviv was the first woman to be director of photography in France. She has shot a hundred fiction and documentary films, with directors such as Agnes Varda, Amos Gitai, Rene Allio, and Jacques Doillon, and has also directed 8 documentaries herself.
Rosine Perelberg is a Fellow of the British Institute of Psychoanalysis and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Psychoanalytic Theory at University College, London. She was named one of the Ten Women of the Year for 2006 by the Brazilian National Council of Women.
A Jewish Book Week pre-launch event, in association with the UK Jewish Film Festival.
Dir Nurith Aviv, Israel 2004, 55 mins, Cert tbc