27.11.2011 01.Kislev. 5772 Rosch Chodesch
Five-day int'l DocAviv Galilee Festival offers 35 documentary films and a host of other events and activities up North.
It may be “way up north,” far away from where the cultural action is purported to be, in the center of the country, but next week’s DocAviv Galilee Festival has got plenty of bases covered.
For a start, the five-day documentary bash at Ma’alot Tarshiha has a 35 film lineup that is culled from practically every walk of life, mindset and energy level. There are stirring works, films that pose troubling questions about society, a blast or two from the past and a couple of music-based projects. Add to that an exhibition of graffiti photographs, documentary discussion panels, a children’s animation workshop, a workshop on how to present life to children from different backgrounds and a cooking competition featuring some of the traditional dishes regularly served up by local domestic gastronomy experts….