Date: November 12 - 15, 2020Time: 12:00 am - 11:59 pm Contact: Nancy SchiffmanPhone: 203.487.0941Email:

Film, Crescendo

When a world famous conductor tries to create an Israeli-Palestinian orchestra, it takes all his skill and resources to overcome the preconceptions and discord to enable them to play in harmony, rising to a tense and emotional finale. A remarkable theatrical film and contribution to the world-wide efforts towards understanding, humanity and peace.


Directed by Dror Zahavi
Germany, 2020
Drama, 106 minutes
English, German with English subtitles
In partnership with
Q&A via Zoom on Sunday, Nov. 15 at 12 p.m., featuring:
Mohammed S. Dajani Daoudi
- Adjunct Fellow, The Washington Institute; Founder, the Wasatia Movement of Moderate Islam; and Former Professor of Political Science, al-Quds University, Jerusalem
Col. (res.) Grisha Yacoubovich - Consultant to the Israeli Ministry of Intelligence; and Former Head, IDF's Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT)
Moderated by Lt. Col. (res.) Avital Leibovich – Director, AJC Jerusalem 
(Upon registering for film a Zoom link will be emailed to you.)
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Film Tickets: $10

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