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ART OF SILENCE WITH MIME ARTIST - Movie in Hebrew With English Subtitles

Sunday, 2 July 2023 at 19:30 - 22:00

Yad Lebanim, Achuza Raanana, Raanana

ESRA members NIS 40 | Non-members NIS 65


ESRA Ra'anana Branch
With his gestures and facial expressions alone, the mime Marcel Marceau captured audiences around the globe for decades. But the tragic background behind his work has remained hidden for a long time. THE ART OF SILENCE sheds new light on his life and unique art form, which his family and companions keep alive to this day. Swiss filmmaker Maurizius Staerkle Drux (CONCRETE LOVE – THE BÖHM FAMILY) grew up with a deaf father. With THE ART OF SILENCE he reflects on parts of his own life story and on the turbulent life of the world-famous mime.

Speaker - mime artist Ofer Blum
Following the film, mime artist Ofer Blum will explain the story of Marcel Marceau.  
Ofer Blum was born in Jerusalem, early in high school he appeared in pantomime. He is the first and only Israeli that did his high school matriculation in pantomime at the Ruben Music and dance academy high school of arts. He graduated from the Marcel Marceau School in Paris.
Maurizius Staerkle Drux Maurizius Staerkle Drux was born in Cologne in 1988 and grew up in Zurich. In 2012 he graduated in film directing at the ZHdK, specializing in sound design. His debut film THE BÖHM FAMILY – CONCRETE LOVE was shown in over 30 countries and won multiple awards. Since 2017, he has been imparting his passion for film and sound, as a lecturer at the Zurich University of the Arts.
Light refreshments served at the event
Additional screenings:
Netanya - Tuesday 15th August
Haifa - Monday 18th September