Dolphin Boy: Maine Jewish Film Festival
4:00 PM- Director's Reception
Salt Institute for Documentary Studies / 561 Congress Street / Portland
Don't miss this opportunity to meet the director Dani Menkin, of Dolphin Boy. This event, co-hosted with Salt, is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Make sure to purchase a ticket for the 5:30 PM screening of the film!
5:30 PM Dolphin Boy
Nickelodeon Cinemas | 1 Temple St., Portland
Director: Dani Menkin and Yonatan Nir
Country: Israel | 2010 | Documentary
Duration: 72 min.
Language: Hebrew with English subtitles
Morad - a teenager from an Arab village in the north of Israel disconnects himself from humans following a violent attack that he experienced. As a last resort before hospitalization in a mental institution he is taken by his devoted father to be treated with dolphins in Eilat. This documentary about the devastating havoc that human violence can wreak upon the human soul, and about the healing powers of nature and of love.
Official Selection Hot Docs 2011
Winner of the Jury Mention Award at the Jerusalem Film Festival
In person: Director Dani Menkin
Nickelodeon Cinemas (View)
1 Temple Street
Portland, ME 04101
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