Cultural Events

Israeli Film Festival: By Summer’s End (2011)

Drama, 95 min Director: Noa Haroni Synopsis It is the summer of 1978, a month to go until the Camp David peace accords, but Michal is not worried by world affairs. Her 7 year old daughter Maya has yet to learn how to read and write and her teacher wants to hold her back a year. Michal rises to the ... Read More »

Israeli Film Festival: Jellyfish (2007)

Drama, 78 min. Director: Shira Geffen, Etgar Keret Synopsis Meduzot (the Hebrew word for Jellyfish) tells the story of three very different Israeli women living in Tel Aviv whose intersecting stories weave an unlikely portrait of modern Israeli life. Batya, a catering waitress, takes in a young child apparently abandoned at a local beach. Batya is one of the servers ... Read More »

Israeli Film Festival: The Band’s Visit (2007)

Drama, 87 min. Director: Eran Kolirin Synopsis The Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra, consisting of eight men, arrives in Israel from Egypt. They have been booked by an Arab cultural center in Petah Tiqva, but through a miscommunication (Arabic has no “p” sound, and regularly replaces it with “b”); the band takes a bus to Bet Hatikva, a fictional town in the ... Read More »

Silent Killer, dance recital in aid of the HIV affected children

Silent Killer is a project conceived by Maja Drobac, an accomplished dancer and choreographer from Croatia. Maja and Chitra Arvind have known each other for a long time and have choreogrphed a part of one of the dance productions under the Silent Killer series titled “My name is Nisha”. Maja has premiered “My name is Nisha” and “For Ever” under the Silent Killer series in Croatia. ... Read More »

AF Cinema Les fils du vent – Sons of the wind

  Bruno Le Jean, 2012, France, 90 mins They hold a “travel permit” instead of an identity card; they are free, poignant and brotherly. They are the “Brothers of the Wind” as filmed by Bruno Le Jean in a music documentary: Angelo Debarre, Ninine Garcia, Tchavolo Schmitt and Moreno. Django-style swing permanently caresses their guitars. It is not so much ... Read More »

Israeli Film Festival: Sweet Mud (2006)

Drama, 90 min. Director: Dror Shaul Synopsis Set in middle 70’s, 12-year old Dvir Avni navigates between the equality values of his home-born Kibbutz and the relationship with his undermined mother, whom the Kibbutz members will to denounce. Dvir must pass a battery of tests of his manhood and worthiness as a future kibbutz leader. But this is nothing compared to ... Read More »

Israeli Film Festival: Bonjour Monsieur Shlomi (2003)

Drama, 94 min. Director: Shemi Zarhin Synopsis Shlomi is a 17-year-old boy who has unwittingly become the most important member of his household — with his mildly-paranoid father divorced from his mother, busy supporting the family as a nurse. Shlomi cheerfully looks after his aging grandfather, cooks the meals, keeps tabs on his brother, Doron, and tries to keep the ... Read More »

IMPROV by Centerstage

5.30 and 7.30 pm LAUGHTER IS GOOD FOR YOU! Bangalore’s most loved comedy performance with No script, where audience gives situations and hilarious on the spot performances. It’s unrehearsed, unbelievable and Live! Hosted & Directed by: Saad Khan Timings: 5:00pm & 7:30pm (2 shows) Tickets: Rs. 400/- per person Age Group: 15 years and Above CONTACT: Maaz Khan 9880445430 / 9620304745 Read More »

Israeli Film Festival: Footnote (2011)

Drama, 105 min Written and directed by Joseph Cedar Synopsis: Eliezer and Uriel Shkolnik are both eccentric professors, who have dedicated their lives to their work in “Talmud” Studies. The father, Eliezer, is a stubborn purist who fears the establishment and has never been recognized for his work. While his son, Uriel, is an up-and-coming star in the field, which ... Read More »

Israeli Film Festival: Turn Left at the End of the World

Drama, Romance, 110 min. Director: Avi Nesher Synopsis Group of families, who emigrate from India to Israel in the late sixties, seeking a better life in what they believe to be the first outpost of the West in Asia. Instead, they are sent to a new settlement, in the middle of the desert, populated mostly by Moroccan Jews. An inevitable ... Read More »