Closing Night: Incitement

Showings

JCC Riemer-Goldstein Theater Thu, Feb 13, 2020 7:30 PM
A psychological thriller following Yigal Amir in the year leading up to his assassination of Israeli prime minister, Yitzhak Rabin.
Film Info
Director(s):Yaron Zilberman
Country:Israel
Year:2019
Language:Hebrew
Running Time:123 min
Type of Film:Fiction
Premiere Status:Massachusetts Premiere
Topic:Israel
Israeli History

Description

This psychological thriller follows Yigal Amir (masterfully portrayed by Yehuda Nahari Halevi) in the year leading up to his assassination of Israeli prime minister, Yitzhak Rabin. The film examines Amir’s world, displaying his evolution from hot-headed political activist to dangerous extremist. A studied eye on the events and atmosphere that led to one of the most devastating days in Israeli history, Incitement is  a cautionary tale to what happens when leaders use politics of violence and hate.

 

Followed by a conversation with Actor Yehuda Nahari Halevi.

 

Winner: Ophir Awards for Best Picture and Best Casting, 2019  

Official Selection: Toronto International Film Festival, 2019

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