Film Lab 8: Jewish cinematic storytelling

Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM [GST]

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Wednesday, 22 February 2017, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM [GST]

About the Events

We would like to invite you to participate in our scheme FilmLab. This will be a fascinating opportunity to meet and discuss many issues around the making of short films, about our Pears Short Film Fund, and many other issues including improving your scripts.
 
FilmLab8 will take place on Wednesday, February 22nd at 7:30pm.

We will meet Josh Appignanesi who will share with us how, to his surprise, he realized that some of his films deal with Jewish cinematic storytelling.

Josh Appignanesi is an award-winning British film director, producer, and screenwriter. He is best known for the feature film Song of Songs (2006), starring Nathalie Press, and The Infidel (2010) written by David Baddiel and starring Omid Djalili. Josh has written and directed several short films and was also the executive producer of ‘samuel-613 ’ (2015 TPSFF@UKJF Winner, BAFTA nominated).

About the Organizer

At the core of UK Jewish Film’s existence is the notion that film is universal. It crosses cultures and divides and as such has the ability to unite, engage and educate diverse audiences through the telling of cinematic stories that provide stimulating, interesting and unique views of Jewish and Israeli life and culture. UK Jewish Film aims to develop a culture where Jewish and Israeli film is recognised and enjoyed by the widest possible audience, and to bring Jewish related film to the heart of British culture. UK Jewish Film - through its flagship, annual 16-day UK Jewish Film Festival (with more than 14,000 visitors), its international festivals in Geneva, Zurich and Montreal and, as well as its 300 year-round screenings and previews, showcases a wide range of feature films, documentaries and shorts, which reflect the diversity of Jewish and Israeli life and culture. Since its inception the UK Jewish Film Festival has welcomed over 150,000 visitors. Its popular video on demand platform brings its unique provision of film to many more.The organisation also runs acclaimed education programmes that reach hundreds of young people each year.

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