honoring... CHANGEMAKERS – PHILANTHROPISTS – STANLEY CUP WINNERS
and their commitment to technology, education, health and Israel
Gala / December 12, 2018 - Skirball Cultural Center
Symposia / December 12-13, 2018 - On Film & Media | On Water & Green Tech
Host Hotel - The Peninsula in Beverly Hills. For reservation with the group's special rate please provide group number AMER121018.
Honoring Susan and Henry Samueli.
On December 12th, 6:30pm – reception / cocktails, 7:00pm – dinner
Amazing Israeli director, actor and singer, Noa Tishby will be our MC for the evening!
Read more about her here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Noa_Tishby
We are so excited to share that the creators and writers of Fauda - Avi Issacharoff and Lior Raz - will be joining us as speakers for the gala!
Fauda is a TV series, aired in Israel during 2015 and gained international success, and is now available on Netflix.
You can read more about it here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fauda
Avi is an alum of TAU and is a journalist, he's a middle east analyst for The Times of Israel and Walla. Also the Palestinians and Arab affairs correspondent for Ha'aretz.
Lior is also the lead actor in the series, he won the Israeli Academy Award for his performance in the show.
On December 13th, 10am-12pm, at the Peninsula Hotel in Beverly Hills.
- Ms. Elite Zexer – creator of the full-length film "Sand Storm". The film won the Grand Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, as well as Best Film Award at the Ophir Awards, and it was selected as the Israeli entry for the Best Foreign Language Film at the 89th Academy Awards.
Read more about the film here: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt4365518/
- Mr. Lior Geller – an Israeli-American writer, director and producer of the short film "Roads", the film was nominated for an Academy Award and Emmy Award. It played at over 60 festivals in 36 countries, winning 24 awards (Guinness World Record for most prizes awarded for a short student film), including top prizes at the Jerusalem Film Festival, the Beijing Film Festival and from the International Association of Film Schools.
Read more about the film here: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1216504/