Cincinnati Jewish and Israeli Film Festival: Israel@65Event: Orchestra of Exiles
2012 Documentary 85 minutes. Josh Aronson. USA. English
Advance Ticket is required due to limited space.
Special Guest: Dorit Straus, Executive Producer of Orchestra
Film Description: The suspenseful chronicle of how one man, Bronislaw Huberman, created what became the Israel Philharmonic, thereby saving Europe's premier Jewish musicians from obliteration by the Nazis. This film features magnificent music along with the personal personal accounts of Itzhak Perlman, Zubin Mehta, Pinchas Zukerman, Joshua Bell, and others.
Awards: Academy Award Nomination, Time Life Freddy Award, Best Film, Heartland Film Festival, Golden Spire - San Francisco Film Festival, Best Documentary NY Visionquest.
Located at the Kenwood Theatre, 7815 Kenwood Road, Cincinnati, Ohio 45236.