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Special Encounter at the exhibition Amos Gitai: Kippur, War Requiem (Hebrew)

Encounter with Amos Gitai and exhibition curator, Mira Lapidot

This year marks the fiftieth anniversary of the Yom Kippur War, one of the most traumatic events in the history of modern Israel. Auteur filmmaker Amos Gitai was a young member of the military reserves at the time, part of an airborne rescue team that evacuated wounded soldiers from the battlefields of the Golan Heights. On the sixth day of the war, the helicopter was hit by a missile, the co-pilot was killed, and the helicopter crashed in Israeli territory. These events eventually led Gitai to filmmaking. In his rich filmography, he has repeatedly engaged with this war, including a documentary (Kippur: War Memories, 1994) and a feature film (Kippur, 2000). The exhibition presents a new video installation of his. Processing the war experience in retrospect, it explores the elusiveness of memory and the echoes of trauma.

Note: This encounter is in Hebrew only.
The number of participants is limited | Advance reservations are required for all participants.
The encounter takes place near a secure space.
The encounter is for ages over 14.