Follow Me: The Yoni Netanyahu Story shares the life of the quiet Israel hero who was once a Harvard poet and brother to a future Prime Minister. On July 4th, 1976, Yoni and his elite group of Israeli soldiers rescued more than 100 hostages held captive in Uganda’s Entebbe Airport by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine. Yoni was the sole Israeli casualty.
Yoni’s story is told through his letters, photos, poetry and interviews with three Israeli Prime Ministers, Yoni’s family and recently released audio from the Entebbe operation itself. The film brings a rare portrait of Israel’s elite soldiers, and one of their greatest heroes, to the big screen.
Two screenings will be held in the Boston area – in Newton and Brookline – including an opportunity for a Q&A with the director.
Starting Friday, June 1st
Coolidge Corner Theater
290 Harvard Street, Brookline MA 02446
Show times & tix: www.coolidge.org / 617–734–2501
Sunday, June 3rd – Special Q&A screening with the director
Tickets available online starting May 28th at www.coolidge.org
Starting Friday, June 8th
West Newton Cinema
1296 Washington Street, West Newton, MA 02465
Show times & tix: www.westnewtoncinema.com / 617-964-8074
Visit www.followmethemovie.com to learn more.