|Screening exclusively at Cinema Paradiso 21-28th August 2013.|
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This year the AICE Israeli Film Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary! In 2013 we bring you one of our strongest programmes yet – with an exceptional selection of 19 award-winning feature films and documentaries. The films screening at this year’s festival explore the myriad of stories emerging from one of the most diverse and multi-racial countries in the world. Many are shaped by politics, many are personal - but overwhelmingly they celebrate the stories of people’s lives.
The Ballad of the Weeping Spring (dir. Beni Torati) will launch the festival on Wednesday 21 August, 7pm. The Perth premiere of The Ballad of the Weeping Spring is preceded by the official reception from 6.15 upstairs at Oliver’s, including wines courtesy of Devil’s Corner, canapés and live entertainment.
Described as an entertaining, melodramatic fairytale by Screen Daily, Beni Torati’s The Ballad of the Weeping Spring sees Tawila travelling a timeless Israel in this homage to the music of the region and a Hollywood of the past. Possibly the first Felafel Western, certainly an Israeli Magnificent Seven, the multi-award winning feature echoes classic cinema in telling a story of love, loss and redemption. And then there’s that music…
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General Admission $38, Luna Privilege Card holders $33.