Sunday March 15th
5:00 PM at Director Sandy Ford’s home.
Attendance is limited to 14; please make a reservation by contacting Sandy Ford directly. Bring a drink or snack to share.
Film: A bottle in the Gaza Sea (Une bouteille a la mer) – 2012
Summary: 17-year-old Tal has emigrated from France to Jerusalem with her family. She writes a letter expressing her refusal to accept that only hatred can reign between Israelis and Palestinians. She slips the letter into a bottle, and her brother throws it into the sea near Gaza, where he is carrying out his military service. A few weeks later, Tal receives an e-mail response from a mysterious “Gazaman,” a young Palestinian named Nam. Thus begins a turbulent but tender long-distance friendship between two young people that are separated by a history they are trying both to understand and change. This engrossing and hopeful drama