This is a repeating eventjanuary 28, 2021 7:30 pm
This event is generously sponsored by Rivanne Sandler The Holy Blossom Centre for Contemporary Jewish Literature & The Israel Engagement Committee Present Eye of the Storm two evenings of compelling Israeli/Palestinian discussion
This event is generously sponsored by Rivanne Sandler
The Holy Blossom Centre for Contemporary Jewish Literature & The Israel Engagement Committee Present
Eye of the Storm
two evenings of compelling Israeli/Palestinian discussion with an inspiring Israeli Palestinian story
“Within the Eye of the Storm,” is a deeply moving award-winning documentary about the main characters of McCann’s novel. Shelley Hermon, the Director of the film will be interviewed, followed by an open discussion on Wednesday, January 27 at 7:30 pm
The award-winning author, Colum McCann, will discuss his brilliant novel, Apeirogon, live on Zoom, Thursday, January 28th.
Participants are strongly encouraged to watch the film before the event https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k9xidxIkmUs
Members: $36 Guests: $54
if this registration fee is a hardship, and you would like to attend this event, please reach out to Neomi Offman at [email protected]
Colum McCann is the author of seven novels and three collections of stories. Born and raised in Dublin, Ireland, he has been the recipient of many international honours, including the National Book Award, the International Dublin Impac Prize, a Chevalier des Arts et Lettres from the French government, election to the Irish arts academy, several European awards, the 2010 Best Foreign Novel Award in China, and an Oscar nomination. In 2017 he was elected to the American Academy of Arts. His work has been published in over 40 languages. He is the co-founder of the non-profit global story exchange organization, Narrative 4, and he teaches at the MFA program in Hunter College. He lives in New York with his wife, Allison, and their family.
(Wednesday) 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm