Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Forgotten Refugees aired on Israel's Channel 1

(With thanks: Eliyahu)

For the first time, the story of the destruction of the Middle East's Jewish communities reached a mass audience as the award-winning film The forgotten refugees film was shown on Israel's mainstream Channel 1 on 15th February. The film was made in 2005 by Michael Grynspan for the David Project and IsraTV.

The Jerusalem Post has a trailer for the film here. Click on the picture in the sidebar on the righthand side of this website to see the video uploaded on to Youtube. To order individual DVDs in specific formats, contact Sacha Giler on sg@davidproject.org or telephone (US) (617) 428-0012.

The Boston-based David Project is continuing to show the film at synagogues, churches, universities and community centres. The next showing is at the University of Pennsylvania on 18 February. The Forgotten refugees is due to be screened on the US network RETN TV on 5 and 6 March.

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