Saturday Feb 24 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00
About the Film:
Directed by Samuel Maoz. 2018. Israel. 114 min. Israeli with English subtitles.
Don’t miss your chance to see the one-night-only screening of Israel’s Oscar submission, Foxtrot, which swept the Ophir Awards, Israel’s equivalent of the Academy Awards.
Foxtrot opens with an attention-grabbing scene and keeps gaining momentum in this indictment of violence. Michael and Dafna experience gut-wrenching grief when army officials show up at their home to inform them their son Jonathan, fulfilling his compulsory military service, has been killed. Michael becomes increasingly frustrated by overzealous mourning relatives and well-meaning army bureaucrats. While his sedated wife rests, Michael spirals with anger, only to experience one of life's unfathomable twists—a twist that can only be rivaled by the surreal military experiences of his son.
Get ready for the Honolulu Jewish Film Festival 2018! Full schedule to be announced soon.
Read NPR’s review.