With so many movies out there, how do you know what to watch? Keeping it Reel with Robyn is a film series focused on Jewish themes such as Israel and its politics, Jewish humor and the Holocaust, Jewish stereotypes, and modern Jewish identity. Join us each month as we nosh, watch a film, and discuss.
Israeli filmmaker Ari Folman wrote, directed and stars in this autobiographical animated film. As a 19-year-old infantry soldier in the 1982 war with Lebanon, Folman witnessed the Sabra and Shatila massacre, but realizes that he has no memory of the event. In 2006, he seeks out others who were in Beirut at the time to discuss their memories, including a psychologist specializing in post-traumatic stress disorders and the first journalist to cover the massacre.