Ra’anan Alexandrowicz: “The Law in These Parts”
Internationally-acclaimed director, Ra'anan Alexandrowicz, returns to Duke for a special screening of his film, "The Law in These Parts." This special event, co-sponsored by the Duke Human Rights Center at FHI and the Duke Center for Jewish Studies, will be followed by Q&A with Mr. Alexandrowicz.
Ra'anan Alexandrowicz is a director, screenwriter and editor. He is known for the documentary The Law in These Parts (2011), which received the Grand Jury Award at the Sundance Film Festival, a Peabody award, and numerous other prizes. His earlier documentaries, The Inner Tour (2001) and Martin (1999), were shown in the Berlin Film Festival's Forum section and MoMA's New Directors / New Films series. Alexandrowicz's single fiction feature, James' Journey to Jerusalem (2003), premiered in Cannes Directors' Fortnight and at the Toronto International Film Festival and received several international awards. He also directed the 2019 documentary film The Viewing Booth. Alexandrowicz's films have been released theatrically in the United States and Europe, and broadcast by PBS, Arte, the BBC, as well as other television channels. He served several times as an editing adviser for the Sundance Documentary Fund.