Sunday, June 4
Watch the Israeli Film Series from the comfort of your own home. The film, “The Pianist from Ramallah,” will be available, at no charge, all day on Sunday, June 4. Sign up below to receive the link the evening before.
Four years in the life of Muhammad “Misha” Alsheikh, a talented teenage pianist from Ramallah, who is the son of a Palestinian father and a mother who came from Russia. It takes Muhammad 3 hours to get from his house to a piano lesson with Emma, his Jewish-Israeli teacher who also came from Russia and now lives in Jerusalem, but his dream is bigger than borders. Between checkpoints, auditions and his father’s will that he will become a doctor, he tries to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional pianist – and also stay happy. Documentary, 60 minutes
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