The Council on Middle East Studies Cinema and the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures present a film screening:
“The Cake Maker.“
Directed by: Ofir Raul Graizer (Israel, Germany) 2017.
Thomas, a young German baker, is having an affair with Oren, an Israeli married man who has frequent business visits in Berlin. When Oren dies in a car crash in Israel, Thomas travels to Jerusalem seeking answers regarding his death. Under a fabricated identity, Thomas infiltrates into the life of Anat, his lover’s newly widowed wife, who owns a small café in downtown Jerusalem. Thomas starts to work for her and create German cakes and cookies that bring life into her café.