Etgar Keret

2009-2010

Etgar Keret postcard

Etgar Keret is an award-winning author and filmmaker, internationally acclaimed for his short stories and hailed as one of Israel's most radical and extraordinary writers. His bestselling books have been published in 22 languages. His feature film, Jellyfish, won the coveted Camera d’Or prize for best first feature at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007 and Skin Deep received the Israeli Oscar. $9.99, a stop-motion animated film based on his short stories, offers "a beguiling view of what hope looks like in a hauntingly fragmented world." learn more


APRIL12
Public Screening of Jellyfish | 4:40 p.m. | PSF 173 (Physical Sciences, F wing)
Free and open to the public. No R.S.V.P. required

APRIL 14
Informal discussion of Jellyfish with Etgar Keret | 10:45 a.m. | CDN 60 (College of Design North, lower level)

On-campus lecture | public welcome | limited seating
On the Art of Writing & Filmmaking in Contemporary Israel: From the Bizarre to the Surreal

Wednesday, April 14 | 1:30 p.m. | Virginia G. Piper Writers House
Tempe campus of Arizona State University

Community Lecture
The Challenges of Writing & Filmmaking in Israel Today

Wednesday, April 14 | 7:30 p.m. | Temple Chai
4645 East Marilyn Road, Phoenix
reception & book signing following lecture
books available for purchase: The Girl on the Fridge; The Nimrod Flipout; The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God; Jetlag
R.S.V.P. jewish-studies@asu.edu or 480-965-8094

Co-sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and the Film and Media Studies Program