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The poetry of Yehuda Amichai

Film | RG Number: RG-60.3696 | Film ID: 2620
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Adapted from Yehuda Amichai's "Poems" published in English by Harper and Row Publishers, Inc.
This film is a mood film set to the poetry of Yehuda Amichai that shows scenes of contemporary life in Israel. Views of ruined cemetery in Jerusalem. Man walking among graves, walking along seashore. Waves washing over still pictures of the Holocaust. Ruins of Caesarea. Children playing, wife bidding farewell to her soldier husband. Stills of wounded soldier, soldiers resting on ground during exercise, then on the move. Mother bathing baby. Still of children and young couples. People bathing in river with waterfall. CU of man by river and then in army uniform on truck. Stills of war, soldiers and victims. Soldiers departing by bus, soldiers training. Damaged vehicles and ruined buildings. CU of gravestones in cemetery. Jerusalem skyline at dawn. Sun rising, market stalls opening. Mother playing with son.

Film Title
The Nights to Come
Genre
Documentary
Duration
00:14:28
Locale
Jerusalem, Israel
Language
English
Genre/Form
Documentary.
Credit
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
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Record last modified: 2018-04-26 13:41:58
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