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Film: Israel’s ‘Band’s Visit’ finally plays L.A.

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/arts/article/film_israels_bands_visit_finally_plays_la_20080208

Jewish-Arab relations, sometimes in war, occasionally in love, are frequent themes of Israeli movies, but rarely are they examined with the subtle humor and sensitivity of "The Band's Visit." At the center of the leisurely action is the Alexandria Ceremonial Police Orchestra, eight Egyptian men in immaculate light-blue uniforms, who have come to Israel to perform at the opening of an Arab Cultural Center in Petach Tikvah.

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