This film is co-produced by Bonnie Bizer, whose cousin was a founder of Kibbutz Hazorea.
Wilfrid Israel inherited the largest department store in Berlin. An art collector, he donated priceless pieces to Kibbutz Hazorea, which he helped establish in 1936. With the use of photographs, interviews and archival material relating to the Nazis, the film reveals a man driven to save many lives through the creation of a children’s settlement in Palestine and involvement in the operation and financing of the Kindertransport. Israel helped hundreds of his employees to emigrate and provided funding to them for 2 years.
Israel 2012, 30 Minutes
Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story
This poignant biography depicts Yonatan Netanyahu, an army commando killed in Operation Entebbe and brother of current Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The film contains his introspective writings and shows his passion and human frailty. The journey comes to a crossroads in July 1976 as Netanyahu leads a raid to rescue Israeli hostages from a hijacked flight at Uganda’s Entebbe airport. Newly revealed information and interviews with his brother, ex-wife and Ehud Barak, defense minister, are enlightening.
USA 2011, 83 Minutes
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