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Israeli Film Festival

March 20, 2010

Photograph of young israeli women with black curly hair

This year’s Israeli Film Festival of Philadelphia comes to a close with a screening of Lady Kul el-Arab on Saturday, March 20th at 8:30 PM in Bossone’s Mitchell Auditorium. The powerful documentary is a snapshot of the first Druze contestant in a Miss Israel beauty pageant and her teenage life in a fiercely conservative faction of Arab-Israeli society. The film won Best Documentary Award at Sole & Luna International Documentary Film Festival in Palermo, Italy and Best Documentary at Zagreb International Documentary Film Festival in Croatia.

Dalle Abu Ruku, wife of the Deputy Consul General of Israel, will be the guest speaker. Tickets for the general public are $10 and $8 for seniors. The college has twenty tickets available on a first come first served basis in the dean’s office.

Event Facts:
What: Israeli Film Festival screening of Lady Kul el-Arab
Where: Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center, 3128 Market Street
When: Saturday, March 20; 8:30 PM
Cost: $10 for general public, $8 for seniors
More information: 484-904-5421 or