Wrestling Jerusalem

93 Min

Showings

Film Info
Event Type:Movie
Release Year:2017
Rating:NR
Genre:Drama
Cast/Crew Info
Director:Dylan Kussman
Cast:Aaron Davidman
Screenwriter:Aaron Davidman
Social Media
Website:http://www.wrestlingjerusalem.com/
https://www.marintheatre.org/productions/oslo

Description

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In a tour-de-force performance, writer-actor Aaron Davidman conjures a host of different characters while seeking answers to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict in WRESTLING JERUSALEM. Creatively adapting his acclaimed one-man stage show using only simple props and backdrops, Davidman takes a multidimensional journey into the heart of the Middle East, and the intersection of politics, identity and spiritual yearning. He embodies and gives voice to 17 different characters on all sides of the existential divide–deftly moving between male and female, Jewish and Muslim, Israeli and Arab–modeling what it takes truly to bear witness through the eyes of the other. Challenging long-held beliefs with sharp and unblinking observation, Davidman finds both entrenched isolation and shared humanity in the shifting moral compasses and competing narratives of all his characters. Filmmaker Dylan Kussman moves freely and seamlessly among three locations–a live theater audience, the open expanse of a vast desert, and a small dressing room–exploiting the interplay of theatrical spontaneity, cinematic poetry, and spiritual intimacy. The result is a unique hybrid of stage and cinema that reignites hope for the future of this troubled region. 



Breathtaking! - The Washington Post

Riveting! - San Francisco Chronicle

Powerful! - Minneapolis Star Tribune


OSLO

presented by the Marin Theatre Company


This smash-hit thriller tells the true and widely unknown story of how a young Norwegian couple planned and orchestrated secret negotiations that led to the 1993 Oslo Accords. Through unlikely friendships, common ground is carefully unearthed. Set against a complex historical canvas, Tony Award-winning Oslo is a story about the individuals behind world history and their all too human ambitions.