10/5/2019

Army of Lovers in the Holy Land

Asaf Galay, Israel, 2018, 65 min., Hebrew, English and Swedish w/ English subtitles

10/5/2019 | 7:00 PM

$12

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Army of Lovers is a Swedish pop dance band that has enjoyed a string of European hits in the 1990s, hits that are based on kitsch lyrics, high camp videos, and a libertine philosophy. This documentary film takes a fun and revealing look at one of Europe's most outrageous acts, the band's enduring popularity in Israel, and the vocalist's surprising decision to move to Israel, a move that brings about their first ever concert in the Holy Land.

Official Selection: Haifa International Film Festival, Jerusalem Film Festival, San Francisco Jewish Film Festival