GALA FESTIVAL RED CARPET KICKOFF EVENT, THE WICK THEATER
SABENA HIJACKING: MY VERSION*
Docu-Thriller | Israel (2015) | 104 minutes
MONDAY, MARCH 13, 7:30 PM (Hebrew with English Subtitles)
Palm Beach County Premiere: Winner Best Documentary Film
This captivating, suspenseful docu-drama is based on previously undiscovered audio recordings of Captain Reginald Levy, the pilot in command of Sabena Flight 571 from Brussels, Belgium to Tel Aviv in May 1972 when it was hijacked by members of “Black September,” the armed wing of Fatah. The story includes candid interviews with the only surviving hijacker, Prime Ministers Shimon Peres, Benjamin Netanyahu and Ehud Barak.
CREATOR & PRODUCER: NATI DINNAR; DIRECTOR: RANI SA’AR
Israeli Film Academy - Ophir Nomination for Best Documentary; 2016 Seoul International Drama Award; Australia Jewish Film Festival; Warsaw Jewish Film Festival; Geneva Jewish Film Festival; Hong Kong Jewish Film Festival; Toronto Jewish Film Festival
Sponsors: Marleen Forkas, Billi & Bernie Marcus
Partner: Consul General of Israel
*Not included with Festival Passes
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Nati Dinnar has worked for over 20 years in the commercial television market. He is both the Creator and Producer of the docu-drama, Sabena Hijacking: My Version, that brought together two Israeli prime ministers, an Israeli President, and intriguing interviewees from the Palestinian Liberation Organization.