Etgar Keret postcard

Etgar Keret is an award-winning author and filmmaker, internationally acclaimed for his short stories and hailed as one of Israel's most radical and extraordinary writers. His bestselling books have been published in 22 languages. His feature film, Jellyfish, won the coveted Camera d’Or prize for best first feature at the Cannes Film Festival in 2007 and Skin Deep received the Israeli Oscar. $9.99, a stop-motion animated film based on his short stories, offers "a beguiling view of what hope looks like in a hauntingly fragmented world." learn more

APRIL12 Public Screening of Jellyfish | 4:40 p.m. | PSF 173 (Physical Sciences, F wing) Free and open to the public. No R.S.V.P. required

APRIL 14 Informal discussion of Jellyfish with Etgar Keret | 10:45 a.m. | CDN 60 (College of Design North, lower level)

On-campus lecture | public welcome | limited seating On the Art of Writing & Filmmaking in Contemporary Israel: From the Bizarre to the Surreal Wednesday, April 14 | 1:30 p.m. | Virginia G. Piper Writers House Tempe campus of Arizona State University

Community Lecture The Challenges of Writing & Filmmaking in Israel Today Wednesday, April 14 | 7:30 p.m. | Temple Chai 4645 East Marilyn Road, Phoenix reception & book signing following lecture books available for purchase: The Girl on the Fridge; The Nimrod Flipout; The Bus Driver Who Wanted to be God; Jetlag R.S.V.P. or 480-965-8094

Co-sponsored by the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing and the Film and Media Studies Program