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1939. This tense, historical thriller set in British Mandatory Palestine pairs a British police officer, Thomas, with Shoshana, the daughter of a leader in the Zionist Labor movement. At the same time, Likud head, Avraham Stern, leads a violent campaign to evict British authorities while the British adopt a stern policy towards the resistance. Ultimately, Shoshana will be forced to choose between the two.


Guest speaker: SFSU Professor Eran Kaplan.


Underwritten by Joanne & Gary Neuman.


Co-sponsor: Temple Isaiah.


Eran Kaplan


Eran Kaplan is the Rhoda and Richard Goldman Chair in Israel Studies at SF State. He received his B.A. (magna cum laude) from Tel Aviv University and his Ph.D. in Modern Jewish History from Brandeis University. Before coming to San Francisco, he taught at Princeton, Cincinnati, and Toronto. In addition to his scholarly publications, he contributed articles to Haaretz and Tikkun. At SF State, Professor Kaplan teaches courses on Modern Israel, the Arab-Israeli Conflict, Israeli Cinema, Modern Hebrew Culture and the History of Jerusalem.

  • Year
    2023
  • Runtime
    121 minutes
  • Language
    Arabic, English, Hebrew, Russian
  • Country
    United Kingdom, Italy
  • Subtitle Language
    English
  • Director
    Michael Winterbottom
  • Screenwriter
    Laurence Coriat, Paul Viragh, Michael Winterbottom
  • Producer
    Michael Winterbottom, Andrew Eaton
  • Cast
    Douglas Booth, Harry Melling, Irina Starshenbaum, Aury Alby
  • Cinematographer
    Giles Nuttgens
  • Editor
    Marc Richardson
  • Production Design
    Sergio Tribastone