February 23 Thursday

Film Screening & Workshop with Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

  • Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 4:00PM - 7:00PM
  • Levinson Auditorium & Room 121
  • Open To The Yale Community
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Description

Join VLP on Feb. 23rd for a screening of The Law in These Parts, (4-6 pm in the Levinson Auditorium) followed by a Q&A/dinner and workshop session in Room 121 from 6-7 pm with award-winning filmmaker Ra’anan Alexandrowicz. The workshop will include a cut-by-cut analysis of one of the film’s scenes, focusing on an in-depth understanding of documentary editing processes. Walking participants through the editing process, Alexandrowicz will discuss his decisions in composing a scene as well as the ethical and aesthetical dilemmas that informed his choices.    

Ra’anan Alexandrowicz has gained name recognition as a writer and director of award-winning films such as The Law in These Parts (Grand Jury Award for International Documentary at Sundance Film Festival 2012, Peabody Award 2013), the full-length feature James’ Journey to Jerusalem (Director’s Fortnight, Cannes 2003, Toronto 2003) as well as the documentaries The Inner Tour (Berlin 2001, Sundance 2001), and Martin (Berlin 1999, New Directors, New Films 1999, MoMA permanent collection). His critically acclaimed work has been theatrically released to international audiences and broadcast worldwide.

Sponsoring Organization(s)

ISP, VLP, ACS