Jewish Film Festival: “Exodus 91″ (2022)
January 28, 2024 @ 2:00 pm
The 23rd Anniversary of the Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival presents Exodus 91. Israeli diplomat, Asher Naim, a North African Jew, is sent to Ethiopia in 1991 to negotiate the escape of 15,000 Ethiopian Jews in a time of famine and civil war. Issues of politics, racism, cultural identity, immigration, and hardships that continue to the present, as well as Naim’s crisis of faith, are explored. Running time: 1 hour 30 minutes. Watch trailer here
23rd Annual Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival Winter Series:
Sponsored by Temple Beth El of Williamsburg, Virginia
This year marks the 23rd anniversary of the Virginia Peninsula Jewish Film Festival who will strive to use the power of film to entertain, educate and connect our audiences to issues related to Jewish life in the U.S., Israel, and around the world.