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Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land + Q&A with director Gilad Baram
October 1, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - October 29, 2017 @ 10:00 pm
Due to a string of sold out screenings, we are happy to put up additional screenings of this wonderful documentary about photographer Josef Koudelka. Get your tickets now at:
ABOUT THE FILM
Koudelka: Shooting Holy Land is a unique and intimate look into the creative process of Josef Koudelka, one of photography’s greatest living masters. Filmmaker Gilad Baram follows Koudelka on his photographic journey through Israel and Palestine as he searches for the elusive moment in which a photograph emerges.
Czech Photographer Josef Koudelka grew up behind the Iron Curtain and always wanted to know “what was on the other side”. Forty years after capturing the iconic images of the Soviet invasion of Prague in 1968, the legendary Magnum photographer arrives in Israel and Palestine. On first seeing the nine-meter-high wall built by Israel in the West Bank, Koudelka is deeply shaken and embarks on a four-year project in the region which will confront him once again with the harsh reality of violence and conflict.
DIRECTOR GILAD BARAM
Photographer, visual artist and documentary filmmaker based in Berlin and Jerusalem. His work, focusing primarily on lens-based images in the era of Internet and big data, has won scholarships and prizes and has been exhibited in art venues worldwide. Koudelka Shooting Holy Land is his directorial debut.