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International Film Series Opens Voices of Israel Series Sunday

George Watson

March 26, 2015

“Waltz with Bashir” examines stories from the 1982 Lebanon invasion.

WHAT: Texas Tech University International Film Series opens the Voices of Israel Film Series with screening of "Waltz with Bashir."

WHEN: 7 p.m. Sunday (March 29)

WHERE: Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, 120 W. Loop 289

EVENT: The Texas Tech International Film Series, Landmark Arts and the Texas Tech School of Art open their Voices of Israel Film Series with the screening of the Ari Folman film "Waltz with Bashir."

In the movie, Folman interviews veterans, like himself, of the 1982 invasion of Lebanon to reconstruct his own memories of his service during the conflict. An animated documentary, it won a Golden Globe for Best Foreign Language Film and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film.

Rob Weiner, a Texas Tech librarian and pop culture guru will host a post-screening discussion.

Reserved seats are available through Alamo Drafthouse for $5 and can be exchanged for $5 worth of food/beverage vouchers for use inside the theatre.

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CONTACT: Robert Peaslee, coordinator, International Film Studies program, Texas Tech University, (806) 834-2562 or robert.peaslee@ttu.edu.