Mabul: The Flood
Saturday Mar 02 06:00 PM
Sunday Mar 10 04:00 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
About the Film:
Opening night reception: March 2, 6-7:30pm: Ticket includes pūpū from Da Spot, and there will be a no-host bar. Mabul screens at 7:30pm. $15, $12 museum members.
Rachel Ahuvia and the Israeli folk dance group HORA will perform during the reception and before the screening of Mabul in the Doris Duke Theatre.
Directed by Guy Nattiv, 2011, Israel/Canada/France | Hebrew with English subtitles. Hawai‘i premiere
Twelve-year-old Yoni is obsessed with getting bigger, taller and stronger before his impending Bar Mitzvah. Despite dealing with bullies and unforgiving teachers at school, and quarreling parents at home, Yoni has everything under control—until he is faced with the unexpected return of his autistic brother whom he has not seen for 10 years. As the fragile stability of his family is tested, Yoni must learn to navigate troubled waters in more ways than one. Winner: Crystal Bear-Special Mention, Berlin International Film Festival; Audience Award, Thessaloniki International Film Festival, Best Film, Best Cinematography and Best Newcomer, Haifa International Film Festival.
View the trailer.
Special guests: Ken Aronowitz and Dr. Lianne T. Koki will introduce Mabul at 7:30pm. Ken Aronowitz will lead a Q+A after the screening.
Ken Aronowitz has served as Cantorial Soloist at Temple Emanu-El since 2001 and was also a former director of Temple Emanu-El’s School of Jewish Studies. Ken is currently leading services at Temple Emanu-El following the departure of the former Rabbi. Aside from an interest in Jewish and secular music, both liturgical and popular, Ken has an active interest in Jewish educational issues and for the past seven years he has trained almost all of Temple Emanu-El's Bar and Bat Mitzvah students.
Dr. Leanne T. Koki has worked in the field of mental health for more than 15 years. Her focus has been children and families who experience developmental and life challenges. She has been trained in the use of developmental, relational, and system sensitive approaches for children with developmental and learning disorders. She has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, a Masters in Public Health and is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist working at the Hawaii Center for Psychology. She provides consultation to the Primary School Adjustment Program for the Hawaii Department of Education and is an Associate Professor at the Hawaii School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University. Most important, however, she is the mother of two wonderful teenagers.