Video Art Films From Israel May 4 at Figge

Posted Online: April 30, 2014, 2:41 pm
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Press release submitted by the Jewish Federation of the Quad Cities.

"Video Art Films From Israel" will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 4, at Figge Art Museum Auditorium, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport.
The films include short, documentary and art videos from award-winning Israeli filmmakers Maya Zak, Gilad Ratman, Ayelet Ben Dor and others. Selections are curated by Keren Shavit, a mixed-media artist and faculty member based at the School of Visual Arts in New York. Shavit has independently organized similar programs around the world.
Tickets are $7, adults; $5, seniors (60+) and military; free, students. The event is part of the 2014 Jewish Cultural Series.


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