The Schwartz/Reisman Centre and the Toronto Jewish Film Foundation invite you to an exclusive launch of the Film Under the Stars series
This year will feature the acclaimed film "The Band's Visit;" a comedy-drama film, directed and written by Eran Kolir This international co-production between Israel, France and the United States stars Saleh Bakri, Ronit Elkabetz, Sasson Gabai and Uri Gavriel.
Movie Summary (rated PG):
A brass band comprised of members of the Egyptian police force head to Israel to play at the inaugural ceremony of an Arab arts center. But due to bureaucracy, bad luck, or for whatever reason, find themselves stranded in a desolate, almost forgotten, small Israeli town, somewhere in the heart of the desert.
To preview the film trailer, please click here
Details at a glance:
Date: Wednesday August 28th (Rain Date Aug. 29)
Time: 8:00pm Refreshments and seating, 8:30 screening
Location: West Courtyard at the Schwartz/Reisman Centre (9600 Bathurst St.)
Notes: Please bring your own seating or blankets, as limited seating will be on a first come basis.
Refreshments will be available for purchase
The film will be screened in Hebrew with English subtitles.
This is a free event, however registration is required.
Space is limited
For further information and any inquiries, please contact Galya Sarner, Director of the Israeli Canadian Experience:
Sponsor: Schwartz/Reisman Centre and Toronto Jewish Film Foundation