Yishai Orian’s journey to save his old beloved VW beetle, starting with finding the previous owners and ending with a journey to Jordan, is the subject of the documentary comedy The Beetle. The movie will be screened as part of the Ring Family Wesleyan University Film Festival on Thursday, March 3 at 8 P.M at the Goldsmith Family cinema. Assistant professor Anne Peters from the Wesleyan Government Department will situate the film within the political context of Israel – Jordan relations. Her talk is entitled Israel-Jordan: Friendly States and Cold Societies.
More information about the movie as well as a video trail can be found at www.iff.site.wesleyan.edu