Tribute to Udi Aloni's Documentary Films edited by Slavoj Žižek
"Aloni's secular theology is definitely one of the most fascinating innovations of our time." -Slavoj Žižek
Tribute's Films & Events
Moved by the destruction on Sept. 11 Aloni returned to Israel/ Palestine to grapple with the concepts of sacrifice and the sacred embedded in the history of a much more ancient edifice - the Temple Mount. The heart of the film is Udi's effort to understand the theological-political background he inherited from his mother, Shulamit Aloni.
After the Screening there will be a Conversation with PM Aida Touma-Suleiman and Dr. Ayelet Maoz
Art/Violence follows two of his students from Jenin as they redefine their identity as artists and women after his death. Facing military occupation and societal oppression, they surround themselves with a group of young and radical Palestinian artists armed with fidelity to art, sisterhood and Palestine.
After the Screening there will be a Conversation with Udi Aloni, Rami Younes and Tamer Nafar who would also Perform
This film is an in-depth, cinematic exploration of Newark’s legendary Baraka family and its patriarch, Amiri Baraka, one of the most prodigious African American poet / playwright / activists of our time.
Israeli Premiere. After the Screening there will be a Q&A with the philosopher Slavoj Žižek via Zoom.
In a rare look at the region, Udi Aloni filmed his protagonists as they launched their new struggle. Finally refused re-entry by the Indian government, Aloni was forced to tell the rest of this story far from the land and people he had come to admire creation, a feast for the senses which capable of restoring our faith in the human spirit.
After the Screening there will be a Zoom Conversation with Hillel Cohen and Kashmiri Altaf Khan, one of the film's protagonists