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Yair Qedar, Robert Alter & Fania Oz-Salzberger: “The Fourth Window” Documentary Film about Amos Oz: Film Screening and Panel Discussion (In Person Only)
November 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Program Fee: $12.00
In person at the Magnes Museum in Berkeley.
In partnership with the Jewish Studies Program and the Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life, the Helen Diller Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies at UC Berkeley, the Jewish Film Institute, and the Consulate General of Israel, San Francisco.
Amos Oz is Israel’s best-known writer and a champion of peace with the Palestinians in a two-state solution, as a prominent member of Peace Now (Shalom Achshav) and a public intellectual. His work – a body of 40 books – has been translated into 45 languages and made into several films, including Natalie Portman’s A Tale of Love and Darkness. Among the many honors and awards he garnered are the Israel Prize, the Legion of Honour of France, the Goethe Prize, the Heinrich Heine Prize, and the Franz Kafka Prize.
The Fourth Window, Yair Qedar’s astonishing documentary, traces the contours of Amos Oz’s complex life, his extraordinary literary career, his political vision and leadership, and the painful elements in his personal biography with exquisite nuance and sensitivity.
Proof of vaccination and masks required.