Opening Night: Crescendo
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Opening Night: Crescendo


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102 Mins
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Germany | 2019 | Drama, Music |
German, Hebrew, Arabic | English subtitles
Director: Dror Zahavi

Sponsored by: Ohel Leah Synagogue Charity
Supported by: Goethe Institute


When world-famous conductor Eduard Sporck accepts the job to create an Israeli-Palestinian youth orchestra for a performance to coincide with peace negotiations, he is drawn into a storm of discord that seems unresolvable. The two factions of young musicians have grown up in a state of conflict, with fear governing their perceptions of each other. With only three weeks of rehearsal, Sporck’s essential task becomes more interpersonal than musical: can the children of conflict come together in harmony? Does music have the strength to build bridges despite the obstacles and against all odds?

Awards
Winner - Audience Award
San Diego Jewish Film Festival 2020

"Rheingold" Audience Award - Festival of German Films Ludwigshafen (Germany) 2019

Gershon Klein Film Award for "Best German Film with Jewish Issue - Jewish Film Festival Berlin & Brandenburg (Germany) 2019 

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