02.05.2011 28.Nisan, 5771 Holocaust-Tag; Tag 13 des Omer
Listening to Gila Almagor reel off some of the projects she has up and running right now, it is hard to believe it was ever any different for the 71-year-old "Queen of Israeli Cinema."
Gila Almagor is an Israel Prize recipient and has appeared, and continues to appear, in theater productions across the globe.
More than anything she is known for writing and starring in an autobiographical play, and later movie, called Hakayitz Shel Avia (Avia’s Summer), which began life in the mid-’80s and is still running close to a quarter of a century later.
Fittingly the 25th anniversary performance of the play will take place at Hechal Hatarbut in Yavne, in conjunction with Holon-based Meditech Theater. In a neat turn of events, the Yavneh venue is run by Nahum Langsam who oversaw the original production of the play….