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Sunday, March 5 • 09:00 - 10:00
Awake at Night – A Documentary Exposing the Captivity of Israeli Soldiers During the Yom Kippur War

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Awake at Night”                  

Length: 58 minutes

Director: Yoav Ben-David

Producers: Yoav Ben-David, David Schuetz

English translation production year 1996

A rare documentary exposing the captivity of Israeli soldiers during the Yom Kippur War, as it was also experienced by film director Yoav Ben-David, who was one of 250 prisoners captured by Syrian soldiers. Six former captives participate in the film, and share with the viewer the experience of harsh captivity in all phases. Some feel abandoned twice – once as a POW and again during rehabilitation.

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Arie Lavy

Arie Lavy was captured and became of Prisoner of War for two months in 1973. He is a speaker in a program called MILE5, a Mental Illness Literacy Education program in which he shares his experiences living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder with students and the community. Arie went without help for PTSD for over 30 years and through sharing his experiences in this session, he wants to bring this issue out into the open so that others will not... Read More →

Sunday March 5, 2017 09:00 - 10:00
Room 223

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