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Past Events

Past EventsThursday, February 28

Agnon: Father and Daughter

Agnon (Ram Loevy and Micha Shagrir, 1978)
Two very rare short films from 1966, one showing Agnon going about his everyday life, and the other the Nobel Prize reception and international tour.
 
Emuna Yaron (Ruth Walk, 2007)
In 1970, after the death of her father, S.Y. Agnon, Emuna Yaron realized that she had been entrusted with a mission: to publish all of her father's handwritten manuscripts, which had been hidden away. She devoted her life to his oeuvre, publishing 15 volumes, which have since been translated to 38 languages. Only when this work was completed, at the age of 81, did she find the time for her own writing. In the film, where she is seen proofing her book "Chapters of My Life", Emuna reveals previously unknown details about her father.     

 

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