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Films@IIJS: Azimuth

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Join IIJS for a screening of Azimuth followed by a Q & A with with first-time director Mike Burstyn, famed stage and screen actor.

The Six Day War, June 11th, 1967: an Israeli soldier and an Egyptian soldier encounter each other in an abandoned UNEF post in the Sinai desert on the day after the Israeli/Egyptian cease fire. During their ensuing firefight both men are trapped in the abandoned post, struggling to survive each other and the desert surrounding them.