A Mirror for the SunVIEW EVENT DETAILS
The 20th Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival
Screening 5:00pm – 6:00pm
Q&A ends 6:30pm
The film screening is followed by a 30 min Q&A with special guest Neta Ariel, Writer/Director
Director: Neta Ariel | Israel | 2018 | Documentary | Hebrew | English Subtitles | 60 mins
A Mirror for The Sun documents a harrowing adventure of the IDF’s first-ever Orthodox combat navigator, Tamar Ariel. After her military service, Tamar Ariel wishes to broaden her experiences and understanding of the world. She joins a multinational group of hikers who have decided to brave the mountain ranges of Nepal. After reaching the summit, the group is hit with an unexpected snow storm and are forced into a struggle for survival in one of the world’s harshest climates. This documentary is a captivating story of exceptional achievement and a testament to the power of humanity.
The Documentary screening will be followed by a Q&A with special guest Neta Ariel. Neta Ariel is the writer and director of the film A Mirror for the Sun. She is also the director of the Ma’ale School for Film and Television in Jerusalem. She was named Woman of the Year in 2015 by Emunah, a social welfare organization in Israel.
Supported by ELAL Israel Airline Inc, Consulate General of Israel in Hong Kong & Macau
Asia Society Hong Kong Center, 9 Justice Drive, Admiralty