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The Jewish Film Class: “Noodle” | Western Addition

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Thursday, December 17, 2009 - 7:00 pm | Cost: FREE

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The 100th anniversary of the founding of Tel Aviv has brought renewed attention to the city’s distinctive character. This installment of the Library’s popular film class will focus on three recent films set in Tel Aviv, and will consider how the city itself is presented. Come for a group viewing, incisive analyses, and spirited discussion. Taught by Library Director Howard Freedman.

The Jewish Film Class: Set in Tel Aviv
Noodle (Film 2)
Thursday, December 17, 7 pm Auditorium, Second Floor
Taught by Library Director Howard Freedman.

After her Chinese maid asks her to watch her young son while she runs an errand, twice-widowed El Al flight attendant Miri Calderon suddenly finds herself saddled with a six-year old boy who speaks no Hebrew. Once she figures out that the woman has been deported back to Beijing, Miri becomes determined to reunite the child with his mother.

Israel, 2007. 89 minutes, in Hebrew with English subtitles. Video Projection

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