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400 Miles To Freedom

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Documentary Educates
1/30/2013
SunSentinel.com

We are very excited to announce that 400 Miles to Freedom is now being distributed by 7th Art Releasing.

400 Miles To Freedom U.S. West Coast Premiere at the San Francisco Jewish Film Festival

Arduous journey to freedom — and Israel — profiles Jews of color
5/10/2012
jweekly.com

400 Miles To Freedom Awarded Platinum Remi Award, 2012 World-Fest Houston International Film Festival

Diaspora Story for All: A Biblical Trek in '400 Miles'
2/15/2012
City Arts, New York ’s Review of Culture

WORLD PREMIERE, January 2012

The World Premiere of 400 MILES TO FREEDOM will be held in New York at the Walter Reade Theater, Lincoln Center, as part of the 2012 New York Jewish Film Festival. Screenings will take place on January 11, 2012 at 3:45 PM and January 18, 2012 at 6:00 PM.  Q&As will be held after both screenings, and a reception will follow the January 18th screening.

New York Jewish Film Festival Features '400 Miles to Freedom'
1/13/2012
TADIAS

Catching Up with Avishai and Shari Mekonen, Directors of '400 Miles to Freedom'
1/10/2012
JSPACE NEWS

400 MILES TO FREEDOM Featured on SundayArts News 1/5/2012
THIRTEEN WNET PBS, NEW YORK PUBLIC MEDIA

Watch SundayArts News 1/5/2012 on PBS. See more from SundayArts.

 

THE JEWISH IDENTITY PROJECT: NEW AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY, 2005 - 2007

The eight minute trailer of the documentary-in -progress,entitled Judaism & Race (former working title of the film), was part of the exhibition, THE JEWISH IDENTITY PROJECT: NEW AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY from 2005 - 2007, shown at The Jewish Museum, NY, the Skirball Museum in Los Angeles, and the San Francisco Contemporary Jewish Museum.


Exhibition Reviews:
 

J. the Jewish news weekly of Northern California October 13th, 2006
Museum exhibit shoots down Jewish stereotypes

Village Voice December 20th, 2005
Get Down, Moses: Upstart local Jewish musicians weave a coat of many colors

New York Times October 5th, 2005
American Jewishness in All Its Infinite Variety



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