Virtual Screening and Q+A: The Passengers

Virtual Screening and Q+A: The Passengers

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Film will be available to stream August 21-28 through Israel Film Center STREAM. Join us for a live virtual Q+A with filmmakers on August 25, 8:30PM EDT. Click here to register for the Q+A.

This is a virtual, online-only event. Film will be available to stream August 21-28 through Israel Film Center STREAM. Click here to rent the film starting on August 21. You will need to create an account on the site in order to watch the film. Film only available in the US.

The Passengers
Dir. Ryan S. Porush
Ethiopia/Israel/US, 2019, 72 min
The Passengers tells the story of two men caught between two worlds—the land of their birth and the land of their faith. They are Ethiopian Jews, members of a community who speak Hebrew, keep kosher, and have Israeli relatives, yet Israel continues to deny their appeals for aliyah—the birthright of Jews around the world to immigrate to the Jewish homeland. These two young men, Demoz and Gezi, embark on a daring journey in their desperate search for a path to their true home, the one they have never seen.

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