Harmonia
Film Info
Director:Ori Sivan
Genre:Drama
Runtime:98 min
Release Year:2016
Production Country:Israel
Original Language:Hebrew
Subtitles:English Subtitles
Topics:Music, biblical allegory, Israeli society
Description
A modern adaptation of the biblical story of Sarah, Abraham, and Hagar, Harmonia is set against the musical backdrop of an orchestra in Jerusalem. Sarah, the orchestra’s harpist, and her husband, Abraham, the conductor, have no children, and their life revolves around their music. When Hagar, a beautiful young horn player from East Jerusalem, joins the orchestra, she bonds with Sarah and a unique friendship evolves. Music plays a dramatic role in this family drama.
WINNER: Best Cinematography and Lia Van Leer Jewish Heritage Award, Jerusalem Film Festival, 2016

NOMINATED: 5 Israeli Academy Awards


OPENING NIGHT: Sunday, October 29, 7:00 pm
Alon Aboutboul, Actor


SPEAKER, Tuesday October 31, 3:30 pm
Prof. Gary A. Rendsburg, Rutgers University
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