London’s International Festival of Arts and Ideas

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Out-Of-Festival Archive

Jon Gilbert , Chair: Nir Cohen
Sunday, 17 November 2013 - 4:30pm

In collaboration with UK Jewish Film at the annual UK Jewish Film Festival.

Film screening followed by discussion with screenwriter Jon Gilbert.

The Zigzag Kid is an action-packed family-friendly adaptation of the children's book by Israeli writer David Grossman. 

Tony Leon, John Carlin
Tuesday, 24 September 2013 - 6:45pm

Tony Leon is a well-known politician in South Africa who was an active participant in the constitutional negotiations which led to the birth of a democratic South Africa.  After retirement from parliament, where he was leader of the opposition, he became what he calls “an accidental ambassador” in South America.

Rachel Kolsky
Sunday, 8 September 2013 - 11:00am

Rachel Kolsky took us on a tour of Hackney and Dalston to discover its associations with some of the Jewish writers who found inspiration from the diverse communities of London's East End.

Rebecca Solnit, Chair: Jane Shilling
Monday, 3 June 2013 - 7:00pm

In a one-off Jewish Book Week event with Kings Place during the year, we helped American public intellectual Rebecca Solnit launch a new book, The Faraway Nearby

Yehuda Koren, Eilat Negev
Sunday, 17 March 2013 - 8:00pm

Master biographers Eilat Negev and Yehuda Koren spoke about their new book, Giants- the Seven Dwarfs of Auschwitz, at Bowden Synagogue, Manchester on 17 March 2013.

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Video

 
Jonathan Safran Foer discussing his novel Here I Am with Hephzibah Anderson at an out-of-festival event.