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2019 Naamani Memorial Lecture
February 24, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pmFree
The 2019 Naamani Memorial Lecture will include a screening of The Tenth Man, a new film from Argentina, followed by a lecture from Dr. David William Foster.
FILM SYNOPSIS of The Tenth Man: Ariel lives in New York, far from the lively Jewish district in Buenos Aires where he grew up. But when his father, the manager of a Jewish charity and a big macher in the community, summons him home for help, Ariel reluctantly returns. In this kindhearted comedy with a romantic touch, he seeks to reconnect with his father who was frequently absent during his childhood, due to his religious obligations.
David Fosteris the Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University, has written extensively on Argentine narrative and theater and has held 3 Fulbright teaching appointments in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay. He works with Jewish artists, writers, film directors, photographers, theater directors and is one of the most renowned critics of Latin American Cultural Studies. He served as the past president of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.
Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, 3:00 p.m. at UofL Planetarium (free parking adjacent to Planetarium)
There will be a reception following the event
The event is sponsored by the Naamani Memorial Fund and Jewish Studies of UofL in collaboration with the Louisville Jewish Film Festival.
This event is FREE and open to the public (no tickets required), but Please RSVP to Treva Hodges:firstname.lastname@example.org