2020 FESTIVAL POSTPONEMENT: 15th Annual Pioneer Valley Jewish Film Festival Postponed Until Further Notice

Closing Night

A riveting tale of an adventure on the edge of the world.
– Broad Street Review

Picture of His Life

Monday, April 6, 7:00 PM
Amherst Cinema, Amherst

To photograph some of the most fearsome creatures on Earth, Amos Nachoum has gone face-to-face with anacondas, giant leopard seals, great white sharks, orcas, and crocodiles. But at age 65, Nachoum, one of the greatest underwater photographers of all time, is about to face his ultimate challenge: photographing a polar bear – up close – without any protection. As he prepares for his biggest mission in the Canadian Arctic, Nachoum faces past traumas in an intimate story of dedication, sacrifice, and personal redemption..

Audience Award, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Introduction and post-screening Q&A with Andy Danylchuk, Director of the Five College Coastal and Marine Sciences Program and Program Director of the Intercampus Marine Science Graduate Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Documentary | 2019 | 71 minutes
Canada, Israel, USA | English, Hebrew, and Inuktitut with subtitles
Directed by Dani Menkin and Yonatan Nir




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