A Tale of Love and Darkness
Natalie Portman, Israel/USA, 2015, 98MIN, Hebrew with English subtitlesCLOSING NIGHT
Based on Amos Oz’s international best seller, A Tale of Love and Darkness recounts the time Oz spent with his mother, Fania (played by Natalie Portman), who struggles with raising her son in Jerusalem at the end of the British Mandate for Palestine and the early years of the State of Israel. Dealing with a married life of unfulfilled promises and integration in a foreign land, Fania battles her inner demons and longs for a better world for her son.
Introduction by director Natalie Portman at 8:45pm.