The IAC Cinematec was founded to introduce Israeli films, film makers, and daily life in Israel to US public. The goal is to create a community of Israeli and American films’ fans and to encourage a dialog between them. The films will be screened with English subtitles.
A guest speaker (Director, Actor, or a film professional) will discuss issues related to the film in English.
The third movie in this series is Farewell Baghdad - Based on the story of Eli Amir, Farewell Baghdad depicts the story of the
last days of the Baghdad Jewish community of the 1950s. At that time, The Iraq was struggling to overcome its defeat in the Arab-Israel war. At that time, the world oldest Jewish community grappled between their historical and cultural relationship with the Iraqi people, the growing support for the communist movement, and their solidarity with the State of Israel. Based on the story of Eli Amir
Director: Nissim Dayan