Sunday, August 21 2011, 1:00 pm
Mountain Park Cinema, West Dover VT
Blood Relation tells the story of a Jewish family's attempt at reconciliation when it discovers that a long-long member is alive and living in living in in the Palestinian Territories.
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(Israel, 2009, 75 Minutes, Color, Hebrew/Arabic, English subtitles)
A young cinematographer discovers that his grandfather, who was a documentary film maker, made a film about Israel's 60th Independence Day. However Israel no longer exists and its former citizens are scattered all over the globe, living as modern day refugees.
After watching his grandfather's tapes and in an effort to understand what went wrong, the young man travels the world interviewing former Israelis who, each from his own perspective, tells the story of what happened during the last 40 years.
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(Israel, 2010, 50 Minutes, Hebrew with English subtitles)
Saturday, August 27 2011, 7:00 pm
New England Youth Theater, Brattleboro VT
Just Like the Queen of England
Just Like the Queen of New England tells the story of David Bergman as he retraces his escape from the Nazis at age 11 in France, hiding with Christians, escaping over the border to Switzerland, and eventually landing in pre-state Israel and becoming a founding member of a kibbutz.
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(88 minutes. Hebrew and French, with English subtitles)
When Israel Went Out
When Israel Went Out retraces the journey of Jewish Ethiopians who walked over one hundred twenty miles though unforgiving desert to the still hostile Sudan where secret IDF airlifts shuttled them to Israel.
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(Israel, 2010. 80 minutes. Hebrew and Amharic with English subtitles)
Note: These films may not be suitable for young children.