Carmel Jewish Film Festival presents a screening of the documentary film Picture of His Life at MIIS's Irvine Auditorium in the McCone Building on Saturday, March 9 at 7:30pm. View the film trailer and purchase tickets here. The film will be preceded by a reception at 6:30pm and followed by a Q&A session with photographer Amos Nachoum and film director Dani Menkin.
Amos Nachoum is one of the greatest underwater photographers of all time. Fascinated by the most fearsome creatures on Earth, he has developed a unique approach that puts him face to face with his subjects, without any protection. Now, at the age of 65, he is about to face his ultimate challenge: to swim face to face unprotected with a polar bear. While he is on this journey to the Canadian high Arctic, he also will have to deal with an old and painful memory….