Imber’s Left Hand

Mark your Calendars! Imber’s Left Hand is being shown on Tuesday, April 26th at 7:00 PM at the Flint Institute of Arts as our free-view kick-off  film  to the 12th Annual Karen Schneider Jewish Film Festival of Flint.

This inspiring documentary chronicles the live and career of renowned painter Jon Imber, who faced great adversity after being diagnosed with ALS. Director Richard Kane follow Imber as he remains determined to continue his work as an artist, despite his condition. His heroic resolve leads to the creation of more than 100 portraits in an incredible four month span. thbe film sensitively observes Jon capturing him at his most courageous and humorous as the disease claims his body. Thianks in large part to the loving support of his wife, painter Jill Hoy, Imber learns to paint with his left hand, and eventually with both hands held together at his waist.  Knowing what his fate holds, Hon Imber shows what it is to truly live and die through art.

Karen Schneider Jewish Film Festival Of Flint

Imber’s Left Hand

(U.S., 2014)  74 min., not rated
Type:  Documentary
Director:  Richard Kane

Where: Flint Institute of Art
When:  April 26, 2016 Tuesday
Time:    7:00 PM
Cost:     Free

 

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