The Museum

Subtitled

The Museum is a film that observes, examines and ponders Israel's most important cultural institution,
the Israel Museum, who poses for its own complex portrait in this poised observational documentary.
Sitting high on the brow of a Jerusalem hill directly opposite the Knesset, the sprawling site — now more
than half a century old — contains nearly half a million objects, from the Dead Sea Scrolls to Crusader
armour to masterpieces by Rembrandt and Marc Chagall.
Constructed as a set of loose encounters with its human inhabitants, we eavesdrop on the curators,
museum guards, archaeological conservators, visiting schoolchildren, and even the resident rabbi, who
together form a kaleidoscopic picture of the way art, history and national destiny intersect in the galleries.
Through it all, the Israel Museum emerges as a shining example of a nation’s highest aspirations for itself.


Information

The Museum
  • Cast
  • Artur Avakov, David Mevorah
  • Director
  • Ran Tal
  • Genre
  • Documentary
  • Classification
  • E, 82 mins
  • Special Note
  • This Movie is subtitled
  • Distributor
  • JIFF Distribution

You Might Also Like...

Studio 54: The Documentary

Studio 54: The Documentary
Opening 19/11/2018
Rated E, 110 mins

Dear Ambassador

Dear Ambassador
Opening 20/11/2018
Rated E, 101 mins

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes
Opening 21/11/2018
Rated E, 97 mins

 

NA