From the creators of ON THE MAP, the incredible journey of Israeli-African-American basketball star Aulcie Perry.
AULCIE premieres at
the Austin Jewish Film Festival
The show must go on! The socially distanced screening and Q&A were held at a drive-in theatre near downtown Austin, TX.
Listen to this Selig Film News interview with Director Dani Menkin as talks about AULCIE, his other films, the difference between directing documentaries and fiction, and his love of Paul McCartney:
AULCIE premieres at the Scottsdale International Film Festival
Watch the virtual Q & A with Director Dani Menkin and Executive Producer Nancy Spielberg, moderated by Executive Producer Ori Eisen.
Jewish Journal interviews
Dani Menkin about AULCIE
"In a time when opinions and actions are highly politicized and divided, Menkin said he thinks it’s the perfect time to remind people of the strong relationship between Black people and Jewish people by sharing Perry’s “wonderful love story with Israel.” "
- Erin Ben Moche, The Jewish Journal
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72 minutes, English & Hebrew with English subtitles
From the creators of ON THE MAP and Executive Produced by Nancy Spielberg & Jon Weinbach (THE LAST DANCE ) comes the unbelievable story of Aulcie Perry, an African American from the violence-filled streets of Newark, NJ, who finds his glory in leading Israel’s Maccabi basketball team to the European championship, only to descend to drugs and jail time, before finally finding redemption - all this while searching for his biological daughter.