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  Thursday, November 07, 2013, 08:00 PM- 10:00 PM

    Ron Leshem: Israel as Number One Exporter of TV Shows Ron Leshem, is an award-winning writer and acclaimed novelist. With only two television networks - hardly 20 years old, barely profitable - faraway, isolated and war-weary, the Israeli industry has become a premier exporter of TV formats, from drama series to game shows and docu-reality. The production cost of a drama episode in Israel is parallel to the refreshments' budget on a set of an American production. Yet Showtime's "Homeland", and HBO's "In Treatment", both adaptations of original Israeli shows, have expanded the influence of the young industry across the world.
    Location: Russell House All Rooms
    Sponsor: Jewish & Israel Studies
    Contact: Dalit Katz (dkatz01@wesleyan.edu)