Movie: Sabena Hijacking - My Version



Sunday, March 19
7:30pm Film
$12 in advance/$15 at the door
Spotlight Theaters, Hartford
Sunday, March 26
2:00pm
$12 in advance/$15 at the door
Bloomfield 8 Theaters, Bloomfield


Hebrew, French, Arabic , English with Subtitles, Israel, 2015
104 minutes, Docudrama
Director: Rani Sa'ar

Nominated for the Best Documentary Ophir

On May 8, 1972 four hijackers from the Palestinian organization "Black September" took control of Belgian Sabena Flight 571 from Brussels to Tel Aviv. The hijacking marked the beginning of thirty nerve-wracking hours, together fascinating human, military, and political drama both inside and outside of the plane. "Sabena Hijacking - My Version," presents a cinematic reenactment of the events woven together with genuine archive material and exclusive interviews with three revered Israeli political leaders who were in charge of the rescue effort at the time, as well as the only surviving hijacker.

Sponsored by
Brian Newman, CPA, Partner and the Partners of CohnReznick, LLP; Jewish Community Relations Council, Jewish Federation of Greater Hartford; The Rona Gollob Fund, Jewish Community Foundation of Greater Hartford. Venue provided by Spotlight Theaters.



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