400 Miles to Freedom
In 1984, the Beta Israel, a secluded 2,500-year-old community of observant Jews in the northern Ethiopian mountains, fled a dictatorship and began a secret and dangerous journey of escape. Co-director Avishai Mekonen, then a 10 year old boy, was among them.
400 MILES TO FREEDOM follows his story as he breaks the 20 year silence around the brutal kidnapping he endured as a child in Sudan during his community's exodus out of Africa, and in so doing explores issues of immigration and racial diversity in Judaism.
Directed by Avishai Mekonen, Shari Rothfarb Mekonen
Running Time - 1:01
Genre - Documentary
Opened in Theaters - Wednesday, January 11th, 2012
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