2019 Naamani Memorial Lecture

February 24, 3:00 pm

U of L Planetarium


U of L Planetarium

The Tenth Man – Argentina, 80 min and lecture by David William Foster

Dessert reception included.

FILM SYNOPSIS: Ariel lives in New York, far from the lively Jewish district in Buenos Aires where he grew up. But when his  father, the manager of a Jewish charity and big macher in the community, summons him home for help, Ariel reluctantly returns. In this kindhearted comedy with a romantic touch, he seeks to reconnect with his father who was frequently absent during his childhood, due to his religious obligations.

DAVID WILLIAM FOSTER, the Regents’ Professor at Arizona State University, has written extensively on Argentine narrative and theater and has held 3 Fulbright teaching appointments in Argentina, Brazil, and Uruguay.  He works with Jewish artists,writers, film directors, photographers, theater directors and is one of the most renowned critics of Latin American Cultural Studies. Foster has served as president of the Latin American Jewish Studies Association.

Event contact information

Free Event (no tickets!). Please rsvp to Treva Hodges: treva.hodges@louisville.edu