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Sunday, June 9 • 6:15pm - 7:15pm
From 'Hatufim' to 'Homeland'

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Hatufim (Prisoners of War) is an Israeli TV series which tells the story of how three Israeli soldiers struggle to integrate back into society after 17 years in terrorist captivity. When it was screened on Israeli TV, it was the highest rating show of the year, with its American spinoff, Homeland, achieving equal popularity and several Emmy awards. This session will explore the contrast between the two shows, with a specific focus on what this difference can teach us about Israeli society.

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Ittay Flescher

Ittay Flescher, born in Israel, has been exploring and observing Jewish life for as long as he can remember. He currently teaches a course on Israeli society, through film, at the Jewish Museum of Australia, and Judaic Studies at Mount Scopus Memorial College. In 2007 he spent a year... Read More →

Sunday June 9, 2013 6:15pm - 7:15pm AEST
Engineering Building Room G1

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