African Exodus

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Documentary Feature, USA/Israel, 2021. Produced and directed by Brad Rothschild.
Seeking safety and asylum, some 60,000 Africans primarily from the genocidal country of Sudan and impoverished Eritrea have fled to Israel over the past decade and a half. The country, founded as a haven for persecuted Jews in the aftermath of the Holocaust, has no policy, infrastructure or political will to handle this wave of migrants. African Exodus explores Israel's refugee crisis and asks if they are truly political refugees or infiltrators.

Join us for a conversation with producer/director Brad Rothschild after the final credits.

Brad Rothschild is an award-winning filmmaker whose work focuses on the role of the individual in society. He received a Masters in International Affairs and an MBA both from Columbia University. In the mid-1990s he served as the Speechwriter and Director of Communications for the Mission of Israel to the United Nations. He has directed number of documentaries seen all over the world including: Kinderblock 66: Return to Buchenwald, Tree Man, and They Ain’t Ready for Me which was a part of last year’s SLO Jewish Film Festival lineup.



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