Spring Art and Film Series: East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem
Film - Documentary | February 27 | 6-9:30 p.m. | Magnes Collection of Jewish Art and Life (2121 Allston Way)
Ramzi Salti, Lecturer, author, radio show host (KZSU), Arabic Program, Stanford University
"East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem" documents the realization of multi-platinum, Israeli musician David Broza's dream to record songs in the Palestinian side of Jerusalem with musicians from Palestine and Israel. The unprecedented, 8-day session in the studio of Sabreen, the legendary Palestinian band, features four-time Grammy Award-winner singer-songwriter and American activist Steve Earle, renowned Israeli Palestinian singer, actor and activist Mira Awad, Palestinian cinematographer Issa Freij, Palestinian hip hop artist from the Shuaafat refugee camp Muhammad Mughrabi, Israeli musicians Jean Paul Zimbris, Alon Nadel and Gadi Seri, as well as and other American, Israeli and Palestinian participants.
David Broza and Ali Paris perform together live following the screening.
Hors d'oeuvres (kosher)