november, 2020

thu12nov6:45 pmFeaturedClosing Night Drive-In: AulcieSpecial EventEvent Type:Closing Night,Drive-InGenre:DocumentaryLanguage:English,Hebrew,with English subtitlesSubjects:Biography,Black stories,Israel,Social Justice,Sports,Spotlight Film


Gates open: Thus, Nov 12, 2020 6:30PM. Gates close: 7:30PM

Dell Jewish Community Center


Event Details

Please read the AJFF Drive In Rules in advance of the event.

An outstanding evening of fun, socially distanced entertainment. Includes food, drink, pre-show entertainment including music from Mazel Tov Kocktail Hour, an award winning film, followed by a Q and A with the filmmaker – all in one ticket.

One of Israel’s greatest athletes captures the spirit of a nation while triumphing against the odds, in this crowd-pleasing biography of a basketball legend. Recruited from the courts of Harlem, Aulcie Perry joined Maccabi Tel Aviv in 1976, quickly established himself a leader, and helped defeat the heavily favored Soviets to give team Israel its first European Championship. He adopted a Hebrew name, converted to Judaism, and dated an Israeli model. But the dark side of fame led to a stunning downfall. Returning to Israel after time in prison, Aulcie shares his story of redemption, while electrifying game footage and insightful interviews complete this emotional profile of a superstar athlete who put Israeli basketball on the map.


Want to get a basketball signed by Aulcie Perry and support Dani Menkin’s filmmaking?   See Hey Jude Productions website for more details.

Film: 72 minutes

Cast: Aulcie Perry

Director: Dani Menkin

Production countries:  USA and Israel

Year: 2020

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