Watch the film, AULCIE, and then join us for a Q&A with film director, Dani Menkin!
ABOUT THE FILM:
Documentary | 75 min | 2020
Aulcie Perry, an African American, from the violence-filled streets of Newark, NJ finds his glory in leading Israel’s Maccabi basketball team to European championship, only to fall to drugs and jail time before his redemption and search for his biological daughter. Director Dani Menkin has captured the essence of Israel’s heartwarming, headstrong, and always hopeful history, and the harrowing tale of its adopted and much-beloved son, in the true story of Maccabi Tel Aviv’s legendary player.
ABOUT THE DIRECTOR:
Dani Menkin is a twice Israeli Academy Award Winning filmmaker for 39 POUNDS OF LOVE, IS THAT YOU?. 39 Pounds of Love has been sold to HBO and was SHORTLISTED for the OSCARS. Dani Menkin’s award winning film, DOLPHIN BOY co-directed with Yonatan Nir) was sold to over 20 countries around the globe and was bought by DISNEY for adaptation. ON THE MAP is being distributed by LIONSGATE in North America. Dani Menkin is a speaker and film juror at International Festivals around the world, as well as a film professor in universities in the U.S.
Sponsor: Weinstein Properties