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[Nov 13] Film screening: SHTTL




The School of Modern Languages and Cultures cordially invites you to a film screening, followed by a Q&A session with the film Director Ady Walter.

Film Title: SHTTL (114 minutes, 2022)

Director: Ady Walter

Date: November 13, 2023 (Monday)

Time: 6:00 pm

Venue: CPD 4.17, Centennial Campus, the University of Hong Kong

This evocative, visually compellingfilm tells the expansive, multi-character story of a Jewish village in Ukraine on the border with Poland 24 hours before Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union. Shot in Ukraine, the film unspools with our knowledge of imminent terror and destruction looming, whileat the same time focusing on the vitality of lives about to be destroyed. Featuring a remarkable cast that includes Moshe Lobel and Yiddish-fluent actor Saul Rubinek, this is aruminative, philosophical work of naturalism that insightfully depicts a place brimming with vibrancy andthe romance, politics and intrigue of everyday life.

All are welcome. For enquiries, please contact smlc@hku.hk.

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