The Eichmann Project – Terminal 1 by Lilach Dekel-Avneri, Pathos-Mathos company

Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP) 2022 presents

The Eichmann Project – Terminal 1

by Lilach Dekel-Avneri, Pathos-Mathos company

Country: Israel | Running Time: 80 | Language: Hebrew with English subtitles  | Year Of Release: 2020

About The Eichmann Project – Terminal 1

60 years after David Ben-Gurion’s dramatic announcement of Adolf Eichmann’s capture, the Pathos-Mathos Company revisits one of the seminal events in the history of Israel – the Eichmann trial.
The Eichmann Project – Terminal 1 is a multidisciplinary stage event – a ritual of reenactment for camera, invoking the voices that resonated in 1961 in Jerusalem, and returning to the public storm that followed the trial, shaken by following the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic.

Directed by: Lilach Dekel-Avneri
Performed by: Efrat Arnon, Michal Weinberg, Keren Katz, Daniel Sapir, Reut Shaibe, Doron Gallia-Kind
Main Camera: Sascha Engel / Adaptation: Lilach Dekel-Avneri and the ensemble / Dramaturgy: Liat Fassberg / Lighting: Tamar Orr & Noa Elran / Space: Noa Elran / Costumes and accessories: Reut Shaibe / Dramaturgical consulting: Maya Arad Yasur / Accompanying Researcher: Avital Lahat / Third Eye: Meirav Ohayon / Co-creator of the tour and sound designer: Sharon Gabay / Creator and Radio Jockey: Dori Ben-Zeev / Original music and chorus composition : Daniel Sapir / Producer and Assistant Director: Doron Gallia-Kind / English translation: Liat Fassberg / Proofreading and subtitles: Capnsub.
With the support of Mifal Hapais and the Foundation for Independent Artists.
Premiered at the Israel Festival 2020.

The work was invited in 2021 to festivals in Graz, Kosovo and Canada.

“Dekel-Avneri, known for challenging the stage-audience relationship, harnesses the absence of the live audience during Covid-19, and creates a new bond between the performers and spectators via the camera, thus giving rise to a new art form, a hybrid between Theatre and Cinema.

In Eichmann Project – Terminal 1, Pathos-Mathos’ first production adapted especially for the screen, Dekel-Avneri uses cinematic language to communicate her work both as a theatre director and as a director of the cameras.

As professor Gad Kaynar wrote: “The Eichmann Project – Terminal 1, is a fascinating venture, a new chapter in the generative correspondence between the Israeli theatre and the convention of reality in which it is anchored, with the Holocaust as theatre. But it is also an analysis of a trial as theatre, of theatre without an audience, and of the Holocaust as the reality we live in, which destroyed both the actors and the audience. An interdisciplinary work of mind-blowing ironic and agnostic counterpoints and “sacred” texts.”” -Pathos-Mathos company

About Lilach Dekel-Avneri, Pathos-Mathos company

An Israeli theatre director, curator, translator and dramaturge.
Recipient of the prestigious Rosenblum Prize for the Performing Arts, and the Israel Institute Visiting Artist program.

Founder and artistic director of the award-winning theatre company Pathos-Mathos:
Lilach directed multiple award-winning theatre and performance shows, in Israel and overseas.

Lilach holds an MFA (Cum Laude) in Writing, Dramaturgy and Directing, Tel-Aviv Uni.


About The Festival

The Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP) is an annual event showcasing films drawn from the world of theatre and performance. The festival presents experimental, emerging, and established theatre artists and filmmakers from around the world to audiences and industry professionals. The 7th annual festival will focus on work for the screen created by theatre artists during the Time of Corona. The festival will be held digitally from March 1st – 15th 2022.

Watch The Eichmann Project – Terminal 1 from March 1st to March 15th 2022 on the Segal Center Film Festival on Theatre and Performance (FTP) website.

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