Spring Art and Film Series: A Borrowed Identity

Film - Feature | February 22 | 5:30 p.m. | The Law Building, Warren Room

 Sayed Kashua, Clinical Professor, Jewish Culture & Society, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

 Chana Kronfeld, Professor of Modern Hebrew, Yiddish and Comparative Literature, Department of Near Eastern Studies, Department of Comparative Literature, and the Program for Jewish Studies, UC Berkeley

 Berkeley Institute for Jewish Law and Israel Studies, Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life

"A Borrowed Identity" examines the struggles of Arabs trying to assimilate into Israeli culture. Based on two autobiographical novels by the Arab-Israeli author and journalist Sayed Kashua, the film was directed by Eran Riklis with a script by Mr. Kashua. Sayed Kashua will discuss his work following the screening.

 Hors d'oeuvres (kosher)