Film Presentation: Shores of Light, and discussion with director Yael Katzir

Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 7:00pm to 9:30pm

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 8th, 7:00-9:30pm

MSU Library Green Room (4th Floor West)
Israeli filmmaker and Serling Visiting Israeli Scholar Dr. Yael Katzir will discuss the screening of her film Shores of Light. Shores of Light tells the true story of poor Italians in southern Italy welcoming thousands of Jewish displaced persons, WWII Holocaust survivors on their way to Israel. The film is also about the journey of three Israeli women born in Italy at that time, children of Jewish refugees.  They have returned to the place of their birth in search of the people that were so important in their parents’ lives. Rare, historic photos and video clips intertwine history and the present. Co-sponsored by the Center for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies, The College of Arts and Letters and James Madison College. ANNUAL GEORGE AND ESTHER KESSLER MEMORIAL FILM EVENT.