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AJFF presents “Dolpin Boy” with filmmaker Dani Menkin

March 23 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm

$12

Morad, a teenager living in an Arab neighboorhood in Israel, had everything a teenager could want; he was socially popular, loved by his family, an athlete, and a good student. But after a cruel beating by his classmates, he becomes catatonic and withdraws from life. Instead of interring him in a mental institution, his doctor suggests dolphin-assisted therapy down in Eilat. Desperate to help his son, Morad’s father sells everything, leaves his job and family, moves to Dolphin Reef on the Red Sea, and vows not to return until the boy fully recovers. But even when Morad begins to speak again, he’s changed beyond what anyone could’ve expected. A moving film about nature’s power to heal.

Filmmaker Dani Menkin will be in attendance to present the film and participate in a Q&A.

Details

Date:
March 23
Time:
7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost:
$12
Events Category:
Website:
https://austinjff.org/events/dolphinboy/

Contact

David Finkel
Phone:
512 576 7278
Email:
dfinkel@austinjff.org
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