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Back to Berlin
Catherine Lurie-Alt | 75 min | Documentary
Great Neck Squire Cinemas (Aud 2)
Wednesday, Sep 25, 2019 7:30 PM
Back to Berlin follows 11 Israeli motor-bikers carrying the Maccabi torch from Tel Aviv to Berlin, retracing the tracks of the original 1931 Maccabiah riders. Along their moving and inspirational journey they reveal how they or their family survived the Holocaust.
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Admission Regular - $15.00
Admission Student - $10.00

 
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This epic journey marries biker-flick and Holocaust documentary. In 2015, the European Maccabi Games (aka the Jewish Olympics) were held at the site of Hitler’s infamous 1936 Berlin Olympics for the first time since WWII. Back to Berlin follows 11 Israeli motor-bikers carrying the Maccabi torch from Tel Aviv to Berlin, retracing the tracks of the original 1931 Maccabiah riders. Along their moving and inspirational journey they reveal how they or their family survived the Holocaust.



Country:  Bulgaria/Czech Republic/Germany/Greece/Hungary/Israel/Poland/Romania/Slovakia

With English Subtitles



Q&A following the film with Director Catherine Lurie-Alt








Film Info
Type of Film/Event:Documentary
Release Year:2018
Running Time:75 minutes
Original Language:English/Hebrew/Hungarian/Romanian/Polish
Subtitles:English