EVENT: "Honorable Men" Documentary Screening and Conversation with Roni Aboulafia (March 13-14)
Please join the Azrieli Institute of Israel Studies on Sunday, March 13, 2022, for a virtual screening of the film, Honorable Men. After registering, the film link and password will be sent to you 48 hours before the screening. Note: Password will be valid for 24 hours beginning Sunday.
Following the film screening will be a live discussion via Zoom on Monday, March 14, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST / 7:00 PM IST with the film's director, Roni Aboulafia.
About the Film
The film tells the story of former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert's unexpected rise to power and his dramatic fall from grace, from the highest office in the land to Ward 10 at Maasiyahu Prison. Set as a political thriller, it follows the incredible events that elevated Mr. Olmert to power and set the stage for his epic fall, creating a portrait of a multi-faceted man and providing a behind-the-scenes look at the mechanisms and machinations that control politics, justice, war and peace.
Director's Biography & Filmography
Born in Jerusalem, Roni has spent parts of her childhood and adolescence in Sao Paulo, Brazil. After graduating from the Sam Spiegel Film and Television School in 1999 she moved to New York to specialize in documentary film production. Since returning to Israel in 2004 she has been directing documentary films and creating TV series for television. Her projects won critical acclaim both in Israel and in international film festivals including Sundance Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival and more. In 2017 she won an Israeli Academy Award for Best Documentary Series for School of Hope. Honorable Men, her new film was debuted at DocAviv 2020.