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Screening of Men on the Edge: Fishermen’s Diary (with Filmmaker and Scholar Avner Faingulernt)

March 29, 2022 | 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Visit by Filmmaker and Scholar Avner Faingulernt

Tuesday March 29

12:30-1:45 pm:

In-person presentation in Yaron Shemer’s class “Beyond Hostilities” (open to the public, Graham Memorial 039)


6:30 pm: Screening of the documentary Men on the Edge: Fishermen’s Diary followed by a discussion with the filmmaker (free and open to the public. Nelson Mandela Auditorium, the FedEx Building)


Men on the Edge: Fishermen’s Diary

a film by Avner Faingulernt and Macabit Abramson (2005, 90 min.)


The documentary, shot from 1999 to 2003, provides an intimate look at the delicate and fragile coexistence between Gazan fishermen and Israeli settlers who work together at the sea.



For more information, contact Yaron Shemer

Sponsored by:

– Carolina Center for Jewish Studies

– The Hebrew program in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

– Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies




March 29, 2022
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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FedEx Global Education Center
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Chapel Hill, NC United States
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